Grape varieties: 20% Sangiovese Grosso. 80% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Barrel Aging and Bottle Aging: 18 months in French oak tonneau and small barrels
6 months in bottle
Colour: deep ruby red
Nose: mix of fresh fruit and jam with hints of vanilla when young, it then becomes deep and ethereal
Palate and wine and food pairing: broad and persistent with smooth tannins.
Grilled and stewed red meat
Production: 6,260 bottles.
- TN : Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2011, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, IGT, Tuscany, Italy (winesweden.blogspot.com)
- 2010 Tormaresca “Neprica” IGT (wineoreview.wordpress.com)
- TN : Buriano Cabernet Sauvignon 2000, IGT, Rocca di Castagnoli, Tuscany, Italy (winesweden.blogspot.com)