Castello di Bolgheri Bolgheri Rosso Varvàra 2019 · Buy it for £21.25 at Vinissimus
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Castello di Bolgheri Bolgheri Rosso Varvàra 2019

Castello di Bolgheri Bolgheri Rosso Varvàra




/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeRed Wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.5%

The wine

An excellent, fascinating wine and an authentic Bolgheri. The origins of Castelli di Bolgheri date back to the 1500s, when the property belonged to the Counts of Gherardesca. From then on the castle and its lands have been inherited by successive members of the family and nowadays belong to the Counts Zileri Dal Verme. It was they who in 1997 began to plant the international varieties traditionally grown in the Bordeaux region.

Varvàra is obtained by means of an excellently crafted coupage: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah and Petit Verdot. Each variety makes its own essential contribution to the overall blend and, after 10 months in barrel, the result is a balanced, fruity and concentrated wine, and very easily drinkable it is too.

Appearing an impenetrable, dense ruby-red colour, it releases aromas of red fruits and pepper on a pleasantly mineral background. On the palate, it exhibits plenty of body, good structure and balance.

What does this wine taste like?

Ruby red / Deeply-coloured
Ripe cherry / Spices / Graphite / Vegetal notes
Fruit-forward / Fresh / Full-bodied / Tannino elegante

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Food pairing

Ox fillet / Carne di manzo alla brace / Lamb / Lonza di maiale alle erbe

Ratings and awards

201893 PK3 GR
201792 PK
201591+ PK2 GR
201490+ PK
201390 PK
20122 GR3 VA
PK: ParkerGR: Gambero rossoVA: Viti ais

Customer reviews

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