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Mosaico Bolgheri DOC 2015

£29.90

Mosaico is a Merlot based wine: the richness and roundness of this grape join in Bolgheri with the complexity of Cabernet Franc and the character of Petit Verdot. As in a mosaic: from afar the picture is clear but if you get closer the three varieties of the blend reveal their individual identity.

Area of production: Toscana, Bolgheri

Producer: Fattoria Casa di Terra;

Grape Varieties: 60% Merlot - 30% Cabernet Franc – 10% Petit Verdot

Exposure: east - west

Soil type: clay with layers of gravel

Fermentation: spontaneous with natural yeast in stainless steel vats for 22 days, malolactic fermentation happens naturally.

Maturation: at least 12 months in French oak barrels, 6 months of ageing in bottle. This wine is bottled without any previous fining or filtration to preserve all its integrity.

Alcohol content: 14% abv

ORGANOLEPTIC PROFILE:

Appearance: deep ruby red.

Nose: typical notes of cassis, blackcurrant and ripe red fruit enhanced by notes of cinnamon, coffee and tobacco.

Palate: great concentration of dark fruit balanced by good acid and just the right flex of smooth tannins. Notes of coffee and cocoa powder. Smooth and long on a brushed-velvet finish.

Food pairing: red meats, game, richly sauced pasta, risotto, medium aged cheeses.

Serving temperature: 16 - 18 °C.

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