Pinot noir, Drinking 2021-2028
Just under 1 hectare of this prized vineyard, it has virtually no soil but is comprised of crumbly limestone. The wine is coiled and saline, with a chalky, smoky complexity over the dark crunchy mineral depths, black tea and pure, driven acidity. Very long, complex and beautifully structured. Very moreish! Drink from 2023.
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
Le Serre Nuove dell’ Ornellaia 2016 benefits again from an exceptional vintage that highlights all the features ofBolgheri’s exceptional climate. Dark in colour, the wine shows a charming nose of perfectly ripe red fruit and spices. Thepalate is rich and well-rounded with beautiful velvety-textured tannins that coat the palate. A wine that combinesimmediate pleasure and great ageing capacity. Axel Heinzmore
Bottle 75cl £45.08