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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Grattamacco

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Bolgheri

Grape Variety:

Cab Merlot/Sangiovese

Grattamacco, Bolgheri Superiore, 2014

1x1.5L £95.00

10 cases Equiv. £95.00 per bottle

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6x75cl £259.00

10 cases Equiv. £43.17 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

A wonderful light-touch Bolgheri, sensitively made without losing any gravitas, a moreish wine of great character. Wonderfully open, pliable flavours of cassis, bramble, smoke, earth and stone. Drinking beautifully on release but with the balance to age a few years nonetheless. For drinking before the 2013, however a very rewarding drop. A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 15% Sangiovese the special grey clay, marl and limestone soils here help give their Sangiovese a certain depth. From vineyards on steep slopes in the hills 100 metres above sea level and made in a gently-extracted way this is a complex Bolgheri designed for unadulterated drinking pleasure rather than for the trophy cabinet. The wine is aged for 18 months in barriques both new and 1 year old, with a further 12 month refinement in bottle.

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