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Tenuta Le Colonne Bolgheri Rosso Superiore | 2016

Importer Notes:   With a Cab Franc base this Bolgheri Superiore lends itself to a bit more earth and herb than you’ll find in the more Cab Sauv dominant wines of this territory.  

Grapes:  80% Cabernet Franc | 10% Cabernet Sauvignon | 10% Petit Verdot

Farming:  Organic

Altitude:  50 MASL

Soil:  Sandy river sediments with fossils.

Winemaking:  Native yeast fermentation and 15 day maceration in concrete.  Two years aging in large French oak.

Production:  1,000 cases

Tasting Notes:  Ripe black fruits, blackberry, cherry and subtle vanilla.  Mediterranean herbs, soil and sea mist.  Full bodied, persistent and complex.

Pairings:  Bistecca Fiorentini.

Critical Acclaim:  JS | 94

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