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  • Country ranking ?

    120
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    Now-2030
  • Food Pairing

    Grilled beef, roasted lamb & hard cheeses

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The Story

A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc. The grapes are grown in vineyards planted on white soil which is rich in limestone, firm clay and stones.

The two varieties are fermented and macerated separately for around 15 days. After 12 months of ageing in oak and further 6 months in concrete vessels, they are blended and aged for several months in the bottle before being released.

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Wine Information

A cold winter and a rainy spring left abundant water reserves in the soil ahead of a very hot July and August. The dry summer conditions meant very little selection was required in the vineyard to produce clean, healthy grapes. The resulting wines enjoyed fresh aromas and crisp acidity. The harvest began with Cabernet Franc on September 11 and ended with Cabernet Sauvignon on September 29.


 

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A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Cabernet Franc.
Pronounced, complex and intense nose with ripe cassis, dark chocolate, cedar, black olives, and cigar box aromas. Full-bodied, rich and smooth palate is broad and harmonious. Ripe black fruit flavours with velvety tannins. Very, long and dense finish. Drink now-2030. Decant for 3 hours and serve with Tournedos Rossini. JL 97 (Nov 2022)

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Origin

Bolgheri, Tuscany

Grapes

80% Cabernet Sauvignon
20% Cabernet Franc

Drinking temperature

17-18C

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