Deeper and darker than the Grèves, succulent forest fruits abound on the nose mingled with elegant notes of incense and exotic spice. On the palate, crunchy redcurrant flavours and refreshing acidity are in perfect balance and lead to a firm finish which suggests plenty of ageing potential. 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