'Lighea' by Donnafugata, dry version of Zibibbo, a rich aromatic bouquet among which floral notes of white and orange blossom pink hotel combines hints of peach and candied citrus peel. Sunny and bright is an ideal wine for an aperitif. Its minerality and freshness go perfectly with all the blue fish and fried fish and vegetarian.
COLLECTION VERSATILE RICH IN CHARACTER
'Terre' by Tenuta San Leonardo is a classic Bordolese blend, which follows in the footsteps of its elder brother, the famous San Leonardo. The result of a careful assembly of the varieties of the estate, the vinification in steel, follows the maturation of 80% in large oak barrels for 18 months and 20% in barriques for at least 6 months. Wide, enveloping, elegant and refined.
Langhe Nebbiolo by Casa E. di Mirafiore it is the result of a careful selection of the grapes coming from the vineyards of the municipality of Serralunga. Vinified in the traditional way, it is left to mature for about 1 year in large oak barrels. Wine decided and elegant, harmonious and particularly tasty, of excellent persistence. A great red from the Langhe.
Nerello Mascalese 'Eruzione 1614' by Planeta bears a strongly evocative name for the Etna Cru based on Nerello Mascalese: the legendary eruption of 1614, which lasted 10 years, the longest of all time, stopped at the border of the vineyards of Sciaranuova. Black earth in altitude gives an elegant, fine and balanced style. Great.
The 'Rosso dell'Abazia' by Serafini & Vidotto comes from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot produced in the DOC Montello-Colli Asolani area to the north-west of Treviso in optimal hydrogeological conditions. Large enveloping and complex red, pleasantly fruity, fresh and warm, enveloping and savory. Many important prizes including the Tre Bicchieri for the 19th time.
Barbera d’Asti Superiore 'La Crena' by Vietti is an exciting red. The oldest part of the vineyard was planted in 1932. Thanks to its aging of about 18 months in barriques, barrels and steel, it perfectly combines the concentration of red fruits with mineral, spicy and balsamic veins giving opulence and richness one in a kind.
'Sapaio' by Podere Sapaio is an excellent Bolgheri Rosso Superiore with great evolutionary potential that acquires personality over time. The name derives from the name of an ancient Tuscan vine, the Sapaia. From Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, 20% Petit Verdot and 10% Cabernet Franc, it makes 18 months of barrique and 1 year of glass before being put on the market. Excellent with land menu.
The Dolcetto d'Alba 'Le Tre Vigne' by Vietti comes from vineyards located in the Langhe hills. Purple red with light blue shades. Aromas of blackberries, raspberries. Mineral and bilberry notes Medium body, soft tannins, moderate acidity and good balance. Great to accompany grilled vegetables, casual dishes like pizza, sandwiches with light sauces.
Valpolicella Classic by Allegrini, Corvina 65%, Rondinella 30%, Molinara 5%. A great classic tradition. Great balance and freshness are its most significant characteristics. It 'a red for all seasons, strictly vinified and left to mature in steel tanks sun. Snappy and juicy, balanced and relaxed, great taste delicacy.
'Il Poggiale' Chianti Classico Riserva by Castellare di Castellina is the cru of Chianti Classico; was born from a single vineyard and has consistently obtained the highest scores for elegance and typicality. Having aged for about 18 months in oak barriques and completed by an additional year of glass refinement, it is a Chianti that exalts the enormous potential of Sangiovese.
'Cornelius' by Cornell Colterenzio is an elegant Bordeaux blend of Merlot and Cabernet all in the name of the South Tyrol terroir and its wine culture. The wine is assembled and racked into small oak barrels, destined to mature for 14 months before a period of aging in the bottle for a further 12 months. Cornell represents the excellence of Colterenzio, are wines produced with grapes from the best vineyards that, thanks to the care, passion and aging in barrels are transformed into extremely complex and long-lived tastings.
The Etna Rosso DOC 'Sul Vulcano' by Donnafugata, is a surprising volcanic red. Red with an elegant bouquet with notes of berries and floral hints; delicate nuances of cinnamon and nutmeg are added. Excellent taste-olfactory correspondence with a good freshness and a harmonious tannin. Long and balanced in the final.
COLLECTION IMPRESSIONS OF TERRITORY
The Langhe Rosso 'Long Now' by Pelissero wants to express the concept of "long present" and is the name that some important Californian scientists and intellectuals have attributed to the particular clock depicted on the label, now present at the Museum of Science and Technology in London . A red from a recently acquired plot, not far from the company headquarters, the result of a selection of Nebbiolo and Barbera. Left to mature for about 15/18 months in small oak barrels, it is then assembled before bottling and left to rest for another 10/12 months in the bottle before being sold. The characteristics are those of an important, austere wine, capable of giving emotions even after many years.