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Caiarossa 2016

RegionItaly
SubregionTuscany
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyMerlot

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Italy2016CaiarossaBT13 \ 0 156420.001296 ML15646.66666666666796.0096.00Caiarossa0.7510
Italy2016CaiarossaMG1 \ 06540.00696 ML66096.0096.00Caiarossa1.510
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Tasting Notes

The 2016 Caiarossa will be released in September. This wine is a blend of seven grapes—42% Cabernet Franc, 25% Merlot, 15.5% Syrah, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot, 4.5% Sangiovese and 1% Alicante. This vintage sees a slightly higher percentage of Cabernet Franc than usual, but I am told that the 2018 edition will see more Syrah instead. The bouquet presents a beautiful first wave of dark fruit that pushes the limits of ripeness but remains safely within the realm of elegance. The aromas are balanced and focused with blackberry, cassis, and light touches of salty or rusty mineral. The wine is not too constructed or big in the mouth, rather is shows a delicate level of elegances that absolutely seals the deal. Some 57,000 bottles were made.

96
Monica Larner, RobertParker.com, August 2019

Very complex aromas of crushed berries, yet the fresh herbs, dried berries, sandalwood and Spanish cedar add complexity and brightness. Full-bodied with tannins that melt into the wine. Savory. Cabernet franc, merlot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon and petit verdot with a touch of alicante and sangiovese. Better after 2021.

97
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, April 2019
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