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Toscana IGT

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Baron d'Ugo, IGT Toscana, 2015

6x75cl £330.00

10 cases, 4 bottles £55.00 per bottle

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1x1.5L £115.00

9 cases Equiv. £115.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Open and inviting aromas of ripe rasperries and strawberries with a sweeter note of Victoria plum. Complex, broad and sumptuous Chianti classic, lifted by its minerality. The intense, savoury dried herb, crushed rock and sea salt character add dimension and crunch to the sweet fruit. The same blend and the same vinification as Campitello (90% Sangiovese, 7% Canaiolo and 3% Colorino) yet such a different wine. At 570 meters above sea level this South East-facing vineyard is the highest on the Monteraponi estate, indeed one of the very highest in Chianti Classico. The soils are intensely rocky and poor - this is pure hard limestone, known locally as Albarese. In the very best vintages the juice from the Baron d’Ugo vineyard is fermented separately and aged in large French and Slavonian oak casks for 36 months.

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