Gorgeously fragrant, so Burgundy, so Beaune. Deeply fruited on the palate and very fine tannic texture. As precise as his pouring. Long, spicy finish. Good Value.
16.5 Points, Jancis Robinson MW
A notably ripe but agreeably fresh nose speaks of cassis, violet and plum. There is outstanding richness to the impressively concentrated and generous flavors that are shaped by a moderately firm tannic spine that belies just a hint of rusticity. Note that this mouth coating effort should drink well young. It is also very Champ Pimont in character which is to say that it's not a wine of finesse but it is notably rich and ripe.
89-91, Allen Meadows
Le Difese offers a taste of the estate behind Sassicaia immediately on release. The name is a local term for the tusks of a wild boar. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese, the wine offers bright, crunchy red cherries and damson, with a herbal lift of fennel and tea leaves and a hint of bonfire woodsmoke. The 2017 vintage...more
Bottle 75cl £18.68