A delightful nose of red berries, wild strawberries and black cherries lead to a crunchy palate of blackcurrants, fresh fig and wild strawberries spiced up with black pepper. There is huge depth and power to the fruit which is beautifully encased in a fine, sinewy tannic structure. The bold fruit is underpinned by a complex savoury minerality and a pure seam of fresh acidity. This is long and eminently impressive. Drink from 2021.
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