'Marianova' by Michele Satta is made as first experience of the second generation of Satta, a blend of equal parts of the best Syrah and Sangiovese grapes. From the Vignanova vineyard it is the first Bolgheri Superiore that does not have any Bordeaux grapes in the blend. Vinified in wooden barrels, fermentation in barriques aging for 18 months in 750 lt. amphorae. Only 600 bottles, a rarity
The Bolgheri Superiore DOC 'Campo alle Comete' by Campo alle Comete is made from a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot vinified separately in steel tanks for about 25 days. Matured for 15-18 months in French oak tonneaux, before resting for another 10-12 in the bottle. The wine best identifies the philosophy of the company or moderate intervention of fine woods and excellent drinkability despite the tannic structure of the wine. A perfect intriguing and harmonious balance.
Bolgheri Superiore 'Tenuta Hortense' by Fratini is a novelty in the panorama of Bolgheri. The winemaker of Tenuta Hortense, tells the main steps to produce his 'design': a path that starts from the vineyard where a precise vineyard of Cabernet Sauvignon has been defined, particularly elegant in the tannic-mineral trait, in the cellar fermentation with spontaneous yeasts, long maceration on the skins and aging for 18 months in 500 liter barrels. In addition to Cabernet Sauvignon which is the main grape, there are small percentages of the other Bordeaux varieties, Cabernet Franc and Merlot that can enter the blend to contribute to the perfect design of elegance and gustatory dynamics'. A wine destined to make history.
'Piastraia' came up in the mind by Michele Satta in 1991. The assiduous care of the vineyard, the harvest by hand from the best parcels at the right time of maturation, the separate vinification of each variety in small oak vats, the aging in barriques for at least 18 months, and the average age of the vineyards, which is now over 20 years, give it the mention of Superiore. Excellent.
Bolgheri DOC 'Cont'Ugo' by Antinori is made in the Guado al Tasso Estate is located in the small and prestigious DOC of Bolgheri, on the coast of Alta Maremma, about a hundred kilometers south-west of Florence, in the splendid plain surrounded by hills known as the "Bolgheri amphitheater". The careful selection of Merlot grapes vinified in steel and then left to mature for about a year in barrique create a wine characterized by a more vertical setting than usual, with a slight acidic finish, and a harmonious and complex aroma.
Ruit Hora by Caccia al Piano has been one of the most brilliant examples of Bolgheri for more than a decade. Harmonious and balanced, this red is capable of playing its cards on particularly elegant and graceful notes. This cuvee of 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Syrah is vinified in steel, then aged in barrique for a period of 18 months followed by an aging of 6 months in the bottle. Ideal to accompany large meat preparations.
Bolgheri Superiore Caccia al Piano is the new jewel of the Estate, made in the most important company cru, the San Biagio vineyard, which perfectly represents the prestigious Bolgheri terroir. The international style of the Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (70%) and Cabernet Franc (30%) grapes offers a unique taste experience, which condenses the elegant spirit of Bordeaux with the authentic soul of Tuscany. 2 years of aging in wood. Fruity shades of cherry, wild berries and ripe dark fruit, spicy notes of the Mediterranean scrub. Clean and pure taste, elegant and austere texture, excellent body and refined gustatory balance. Long aging potential, ideal with local game dishes, red meats or aged cheeses.
Bolgheri Rosso 'Aska' by Banfi comes from a selection of the best cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc grapes, a Bolgheri that expresses the winning combination of tradition and innovation that has always moved the Banfi experience in the world of Tuscan wine. Soft and deep, Aska is a red for the whole meal, which goes perfectly with game and game dishes, excellent with medium and long-aged hard cheeses. Very intense and complex on the nose, with fruity scents with sweet and elegant tannins. It lends itself to a long aging.
Bolgheri Rosso 'Le Volte dell'Ornellaia' by Tenuta Ornellaia, coming primarily from the Estate’s younger vineyards and made with the same passion and attention to detail as Ornellaia A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot, Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia combines generosity and depth of flavour with an engaging and vibrant personality.