Le Macchiole – Bolgheri Rosso 2018

£29.95

A fabulous new addition to the list – give this Italian beauty a whirl!

Country of Origin: Italy
Growing Region: Tuscany
Producer: Le Macchiole
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
Vintage: 2018

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Le Macchiole – Bolgheri Rosso 2018 is an informal blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Syrah. The wine sports a buoyant and cheerful personality with plenty of fruity freshness, focused mostly on plum, black cherry and cassis. The wine’s medium-bodied mouthfeel is freshened up by the balanced acidity that comes so easily in this cool but classic vintage. There are delicate hints of Mediterranean herb and dried mint on the close.

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 Tenuta San Guido 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.

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ABV

14%

Bottle Size

750

Vintage

2018

Weight

1.25

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