Powerful, full bodied wine with a seductive & smooth palate

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Tasting notes

A rich and decadent wine with incense, dark berries and black tea. Full body, integrated fruit in the mid-palate and a juicy, lightly chewy, tannin backbone. Greppicaia 2015; 94 pts, James Suckling.

Aging

This wine is aged for 18 months in French oak barrels, and for a minimum of 6 months in bottles. Half of the oak barrels used for aging are replaced every year to control the tannin levels.

Composition

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Merlot (20%)

Wine Profile

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This Superiore red wine comes from some of the best grapes grown in Bolgheri DOC. The I Greppi estate comprises three separate parcels, each with a distictive soil-type, in the central and northern part of the DOC. The wine is Cabernet Sauvingon dominated and blended each year with varying amounts of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot, to create a bold full-bodied wine which will benefit from aging.

First Vintage

2004

Annual

10,000 Bottles

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation and maceration on skins takes place in stainless steel vats for around 30 days at a controlled temperature of 28┬░C. Malolactic fermentation follows in French oak barrels.