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IGP Costa Toscana

Grape Variety:

Cabernet Franc

Duemani, 2009

6x75cl £395.00

1 case Equiv. £65.83 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

"The 2009 Cabernet Franc Duemani is fabulous. Sumptuous and elegant, the Duemani emerges from the glass with extraordinary purity in its aromas and flavors. All of the elements are in the right place. Dark plums, mocha, wild flowers and roses form a rich tapestry of undeniable class. The French oak is especially well integrated in this vintage, but what truly stands out most is the wine’s stunning textural elegance. This is an absolutely fabulous wine from Luca D’Attoma and Elena Celli. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024. 96+/100

Redemption – that must be one of the principal themes running through Luca D’Attoma’s mind these days. One of Italy’s superstar consulting oenologists, D’Attoma helped launch many wineries that went on to become superstars. But his uncompromising ways and the strict demands on quality he placed on winery owners weren’t to everyone’s liking, so over the years D’Attoma’s client list dwindled. In the meantime, D’Attoma and his partner Elena Celli launched their own winery and started making notable wines of their own. Now after several years, many of the original clients are back and D’Attoma is at the top of his game. At Duemani, the vineyards are certified biodynamic and winemaking is stripped down to the bare essentials, with cement taking on an increasing role as a fermentation and aging vessel. This year D’Attoma and Celli have a new wine, CiFRA (100% Cabernet Franc) that is off the charts." Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate #201

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