£30.25/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
|Ruby red / Intense / Bright|
|Redcurrants / Wild strawberries / Scrubland / Damp earth / Vegetal notes|
|Juicy / Polposo / Persistent / Harmonious|
Drinking and storing
Pollo ai marroni / Roasted duck / Faraona ripiena / Cinghiale alle olive / Arrosto di manzo al ginepro
More classically Italian than classically Pinot
Slightly austere and the oak treatment gives it more of the qualities of a Barolo than of the fruit forward style of Pinot Noir. Still, enjoyable and an excellent match for food since it's quite a muscular style.
Ruiz de Cardenas
Gianluca Ruiz de Cardenas is a man who makes wine as an art. He is not interested in the laws of the market and the tastes of the masses. He does not disclose the technical data of his production and lets the bottles speak for themselves. An extreme approach? Perhaps, but the quality of his wines is an undisputed value in Oltrepò Pavese. Here, where for too many years commerce has raged eroding very broad spaces for quality, since the early 1980s Gianluca Ruiz de Cardenas has...