Pinot noir, Drinking 2020-2025
Lifted purple fruit, spiced black fruit and violets sing on the nose. The palate is firm yet fine, with beautifully chiselled tannins and again this beautiful acid line lifting the whole wine. Black fruit, a subtle earthy note, a lovely lifted floral note and a hint of black tea on the long finish. Drink from 2020.
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