Barone Ricasoli Bolgheri 2018
Barone Ricasoli Bolgheri is an intense ruby red colour. Wild berry and cherry nose with spicy nuances of tobacco, vanilla and pepper. The dry and full-bodied palate is harmonious with an elegant structure, bright acidity and excellent tannic grip. Ripe blackberry, black currant and wild black cherry flavours with layers of wild herbs and hints of sweet spices vanilla, oak, liquorice and cinnamon.
A Bordeaux blend comprising of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 25% Petit Verdot. The fruit comes from vineyards in Bolgheri, a tiny village just inland from the western Tuscan coast with a storybook Renaissance castle and no train station. A distinctive Tuscan terroir with a Mediterranean climate.
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. Ageing for 8 months in barriques.
Top Tip: Decant for an hour before serving!
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