Casalferro 2018

Toscana IGT

A pure Merlot obtained from grapes coming from three different vineyards: Vigna Casalferro, Vigna Pecchierino, and Vigna Sodacci.
For Collectors only, old vintages of this wine are also available in the Ricasoli Collection reserved area.

100% Merlot

 

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49.00 €

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Casalferro Toscana Igt

Distinctive traits: wine of great personality, ample, balsamic

Soil: Casalferro vineyard’s brown earth type of soil, of clay loam texture and poor in organic matter, determines the exclusive personality of this great Chianti Merlot.
Harvest: The Merlot grapes were hand-picked starting from September 11 from Casalferro vineyard, on September 13 from Sodacci vineyard and, finally, on September 18 from Pecchierino vineyard.
Ageing: 21 months in tonneaux and barriques of which 30% are new oak and the remaining 70% are of second and third passage.
Bottling: 17 March 2021
Alcohol: 14.5%

Tasting notes

Intense ruby red color. Rich and powerful nose, with hints of dark fruits: blackberry, currant, plum, and spices. Voluminous and warm, with delicate and enveloping tannins. The nose returns in the finish.

Awards

James Suckling 2022
94/100
Falstaff 2022
93/100

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