41 % Merlot, 34 % Cabernet Franc, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 5 % Petit Verdot.
12 months in French Oak.
Black cherries, underbrush and black flowers on the nose.
Bright acidity with ripe plums, cherries, minerals, rose and licorice with a peppery finish.
Lovely texture. — 2 days ago
2015 vintage from magnum.
Bright ruby colour.
Perfumed nose with cherry, plums and dark flowers.
Smooth and savoury with medium acidity, red fruits, earthy, herbs and well developed rounded tannins.
This wine is food friendly.
I got a kilo of local Matsutake mushrooms from a forager friend and made risotto.
— a month ago
Bright ruby colour.
Raspberry, dried dark flowers, tar and tobacco.
It has a floral and freshness.
Dried cherries, truffles, sweet spices and menthol.
Rustic with earthy richness.
Harvested in 4 sites. Rive in La Morra, Scarrone in Castiglione di Falletto, Baudana and Broglio in Serralunga.
I had a kilo of local fresh Matsutake mushrooms and made risotto with compound truffle butter. — 2 months ago
100 % Pinot Grigio. Biodynamicly grown.
Founded 1823 , they have 140 acres under vine.
Bright straw yellow colour.
Ripe apple, melon and pear..
Savoury, earthy, rich and complex.
Dried herbs and rich textures .
One part pressed immediately, another part kept15 hours on skin contact and the rest in contact with stems and skins for 1 year.
This is not a simple Pinot Grigio.
It needs food.
— 11 days ago
Pale straw, nearly water white in colour.
Gooseberry, Granny Smith apple and kiwi on the nose.
Bright, fresh and herbaceous.
Lemon grass, jalapeño pepper, white grapefruit and passion fruit.
Very tasty with grilled local salmon and octopus on the BBQ. — a month ago
100 % Verdeca from Puglia.
Straw yellow in colour with hints of gold.
White peach, almonds and fresh cut grass on the nose.
Bright acidity, tropical fruit, guava, nectarines and lemon verbena with a creaminess on the finish that stays with you for minutes.
This wine would be great with crab cakes or any white fish. — 2 months ago
Named after a little creek running between the vineyards and the Villa.
60 % Merlot, 30 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 10 % Cabernet Franc from vineyards in Bolgheri and Maremma.
12 months in French and American Oak barriques…30 % new.
Deep, dark ruby red.
Red fruit, leather,toasty and herbal on the nose.
Dark plum, tobacco, bay leaf with finely grained tannins with medium acidity and a fresh finish.
This wine definitely punches above its weight.
It’s the little brother.
The big brother is Sor Ugo.
Try it if you have the opportunity. — 2 months ago