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Il Borghetto

Il Borghetto, Rosie, IGP, Italy (Limited parcel) 2015

The Azienda Agricola Il Borghetto do things differently in this most well known and established region of Italy. Led by English winemaker Tim Manning who cut his vinous teeth in vintages in Oregon, there is a determination to show the potential of the region. As a result he is at odds with the Consorzio of Chianti Classico over his methods and approach.

WINEMAKING

100% destemmed, hand plunged and a natural 35 day fermentation and maceration with local yeasts in open top tanks. Aged for 18 months in old French Barriques. 

TASTING NOTE

Vibrant ruby colour. An incredibly rich nose of ripe cherries and ripe plums with a subtle alcohol touch. On the palate it is full bodied, shows excellent balance between the fruit, alcohol and acidity.

FOOD PAIRING

Cold cut meats, pasta with tomato's.

Colour Red
ABV 14.5% ABV
Region Tuscany, Italy
Grape Variety Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Il Borghetto

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