This wine offers a compelling dichotomy between sweet ripe plum compote and a salty, spicy tang. On the palate the plum and black cherry fruit, dark chocolate, sweet smoky spice and juicy freshness are encased in a shell of ripe, elegant tannins. The finish continues to grow in complexity as the minerality emerges from the rich fruit depths and powers through. Drink from 2022.
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