Restrained power with savoury cherry pips underpin the rich, ripe strawberry and black cherry fruit. On the palate the seductively intense berry fruit is cupped by fine supple tannins and this leads to an explosion of smoky minerality on the long, driven and complex finish. Drink from 2025.
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