Elisabetta Geppetti, the powerhouse behind Fattoria Le Pupille, is a woman of exceptional energy and vision. She was only 20 years old when she first took the reins at her family’s property in Scansano. The original wine made here was Morellino di Scansano which, to this day, remains the mainstay of production. With her steadfast vision, Elisabetta enlarged the estate to the current 75 hectares and added to the range Maremma’s first Super Tuscan, the Cabernet-based Saffredi. Thanks to Elisabetta’s incredible work over the last thirty years, Maremma is now firmly on the map of wine lovers.
Saffredi is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot; a noble Tuscan wine with French roots. The wine spends 18 months in barrel, of which 75% is new. Saffredi 2012 displays a vast array of flavours; blackberry, blueberry, licorice, smoke and floral aromatics with a touch of granite and leather all combine to provide depth and complexity. In...more
Bottle 75cl £66.68