A very polished and intense Mazis which opens to reveal a brooding bouquet of dark red fruits with delicate hints of smoke and spices mingled with violets and flowers. The palate has a sensual quality with its smooth, broad textures and silky sweet plum and dark cassis flavours balanced by an energetic mineral freshness which gives it such length and poise. This wine is every bit as powerful as the 2015 but is more charming and elegant. Drink from 2023.
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
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