A savoury, smoky, earthy nose with wild red and black fruit. There is a mouth-watering freshness which plays with the precise, pure strawberry fruit. The bright fruit is swathed around a rich, earthy core, all of which is effortlessly supported by beautifully integrated, velvety tannins. The finish is very long, poised and concentrated with mineral complexity and exquisite length. This is a profound wine. Drink from 2026.
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