BOLGHERI ROSSO

2021 Le Macchiole

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Grapes Syrah, Merlot, Cab Franc
Colour Red
Origin Italy, Tuscany
Other Certified Organic
ABV 14.5%

50% Merlot, 20% Cab Sauv and Cab France and 10% Syrah Lovely blackberry and fragrant plum nose, some tobacco and dark chocolate. Again lovely black fruit core, good concentration lifted by a fresh acidity, feels lighter on its feet, but not less depth and length, delicious. L&S (Apr 2023)

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The 2021 Bolgheri Rosso gorgeous wine shows how compelling this vintage is on the Tuscan coast. Effusive and deep, the 2021 is beautifully layered from start to finish. Gentle touches of mocha, new leather, cedar, tobacco and dried flowers add complexity throughout. Drinking range: 2023 - 2029 Rating: 92 Antonio Galloni, www.vinous.com (Aug 2023)

Le Macchiole

Initially put onto the wine map by Eugenio Campolmi in 1983, the Le Macchiole estate has been run by his wife Cinzia since 2002. In the heart of Bolgheri, with 22 hectares of vineyard over much of the best soils of the region these are, along with the Sassicaia and Ornellaia's vineyards, also among the oldest and most established vines in Bolgheri. Their careful selection of grape varieties and cultivation techniques according to climate and soil has led them to concentrate on Merlot, Syrah and most importantly Cabernet Franc, a variety which can express itself so well in the hands of Le Macchiole.

All of their wines are marked by a unique and unmistakable character. Full bodied wines, and yet with clean and elegant flavours, leading to great freshness and finesse, they are incredibly sought after world-wide. The estate has been organic since 2002, and they are experimenting with biodynamics.

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