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Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016

75cl

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Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016

£50.57
£50.57
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Bolgheri Superiore (Tuscany, Italy)
Winery: Poggio al Tesoro
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 15%
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
From Poggio al Tesoro (Bolgheri Superiore), we received this Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016 (£50.57), a red wine with a blend based on merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2016 and comes with an alcohol content of 15%. The Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016 is the ideal red to combine with grilled meats and pork. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 95 and wine spectator: 94.

Description of Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016

Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Ruby red.
  • Nose: Complex, with notes of blackberry, cherry and plum enriched with balsamic touches.
  • Mouth: Fresh and balsamic, silky.

NAME OF ORIGIN: Bolgheri Superiore

VINEYARD: Poggio al Tesoro

GRAPES: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc.

AGING: 18 months in new and second pass French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: Destemming; soft pressing; fermentation in stainless steel at a controlled temperature (28 ° -30 ° C) for 12-15 days; malolactic fermentation naturally carried out in barriques (22ºC).

PAIRING: Barbecued meat, Chianina beef, spit-roasted meats, roasts, ribs, ossobuco, lamb, tasty cheeses (parmesan, smoked ricotta, pecorino cheese).

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ° C

ALCOHOL: 15%

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The Winery

Poggio al Tesoro

The winery [[2]] is located in the Tuscany region of Bolgheri, where unique wines of national and international renown have been awarded many prizes. The winery produces unique red, white and rosé wines.

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Reviews of Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 2016

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4 /5

- Sondraia has quickly become a classic in the Bolgheri area. Perfectly ripe grapes and painstaking work in the cellar yield a wine with intense fresh dark fruit notes complimented by smoky tobacco, herbs and sweet spices.
- These characteristics follow on to the palate which is silky smooth and profoundly elegant.
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4 /5

In the glass, the Poggio al Tesoro Sondraia Bolgheri Superiore shows an intense ruby ​​red with violet hues. The nose reveals benevolent notes of exotic fruits, berries, Mediterranean spices and savory flavors.
On the palate, the supple red wine is very full-bodied with handsome body. Lots of fruit and fine spice lead a harmonious and stable final. The Poggio al Tesoro Sondraia Bolgheri Superiore is an excellent companion to savory dishes with venison or beef and is also highly recommended in combination with mature cheese.

Characteristics
Awards: Gambero Rosso (3 glasses - born 2015), James Suckling (94 points - born 2015), Luca Maroni (97 points - 2nd best italian red - born in 2015), Wine Enthusiast (91 points - born 2015), Wine Spectator ( 95 points - born 2015), The Wine Advocate (94 points - year 2015)
Taste: Full-bodied, supple, full-bodied, fruity, spicy
Smell: Exotic fruits, berries, Mediterranean spices, toasty
Color: Deep ruby ​​red with violet hues
Goes well with: beef, game, cheese
Type of wine: red wine
Grape: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Flavor: dry
Serving temperature: 16 to 20 ° C
Shelf life: 6 to 8 years
Alcohol content: 15%
Acidity: 6, 20 g / l
Sweetness: 3, 30 g / l
Closure: Full cork
Barrique: Yes
Classification: DOC
Content: 0, 75 liters
Allergens: Contains sulfites
Country: Italy
Tuscany
Address Manufacturer: Corte Giara S. r. l. , Via del Fosso 33, 57022 Donoratico Castagneto Carducci, Livorno, Italy
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4 /5

Style: Still red wine
Classification: Bolgheri Superiore DOC
Producer: Poggio al Tesoro
Contents: 75, 0 cl
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon with a portion of Merlot and a small percentage of Cabernet Franc
Soil type: Deep, with coarse sands of red color, rich in texture, well drained, and with a clay layer at 1, 20 meters of depth

Tuscany region
Altitude: 25 meters above sea level
Vineyard area: 7,000 / hectare
Age of vines: 15 years
Harvest: second half of September
Winemaking: Manual harvest followed by a soft pressing
Fermentation: steel
malolactic fermentation: in barriques
Aging: 18 months in 225 liter French oak barrels (Allier) 50% new and 50% second

Alcohol: 14% Vol.
Longevity: 10 years
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Reviews of other vintages of Poggio al Tesoro Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia 20162012

4/5

Sondraia serves as concrete example of how a textbook Bordeaux blend can be expertly crafted from Bolgheri's terroir, creating an original and easily recognizable masterpiece.
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