Bolgheri Rosso Varvara - Castello di Bolgheri
Varietal: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc
Appellation: Bolgheri DC Elevation: mts
Alcohol %: 14
Residual Sugar: gr / liter
Acidity: 6.6 gr / liter ph: 3.65
Tasting Notes: This red is all about balance and texture, creating an ideal foil for its black currant, black cherry, licorice, rosemary and iron aromas and flavors. Refined tannins lend grip on the lingering aftertaste. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Aging: 12 months in 500L barrels.
Winemaking: Delicate treatment of pumping over and delestage, a concept to extract the fruit and clear tannin. The wine remains in contact with the skin for approximately 20 days. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temp.
Food Pairing: Red meats, hearty chicken, red sauce with pasta.
2020 93 pts Wine Spectator