Le Macchiole Drinking Vintages
We've carefully selected a number of drinking wines from Le Macchiole estate that are ready to drink now.
Established in 1983 by Eugenio Compolmi and now run with increasing confidence and conviction by his wife Cinzia Merli, ably assisted by winemaker Luca Rettondini, the triumvirate of Paleo Rosso (Cabernet Franc), Scrio (Syrah) and Messorio (Merlot) along with the ever drinkable Bolgheri Rosso, continue to garner praise and high scores to match.
Antonio Galloni says of the Paleo Rosso:
'A striking, beautifully delineated wine, the 2012 impresses for its balance, crystalline purity and intensity.' 94-97pts Vinous Media Apr 2014
2009 SCRIO Le Macchiole
Bolgheri Tuscany Italy 0% Red
Mid crimson. Dark fruit and lots of peppery spice, very Syrah. Chewy, charry and lots of spice and a charry savoury character. Serious Syrah. But you have to like oak because it is still present.Julia Harding MW, www.JancisRobinson.com
2009 MESSORIO Le Macchiole
Bolgheri Tuscany Italy 13% Red
Merlot. Double Magnum
I have tasted this wine a number of times and it ranges from 97 to 98 points in my scoring. The subtlety and depth to this is amazing. Aromas of ripe fruit, chili powder, and toasted oak with hin br...James Suckling, www.jamessuckling.com
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