Hailing from just north of Mitans, the wine has 1/3 whole cluster from 30-35 year old vines. The fruit is on the darker end of the spectrum showing blackberry and cassis. In the mouth, it is a muscular Volnay with plenty of substance. Very fine tannins, this will just need a bit of time, drink from 2023.
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