Podere Sapaio Volpolo 2016
94 Points James Suckling

Podere Sapaio Volpolo 2016
94 Points James Suckling
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Winemakers Note's 

An enticing combination of black currant, black cherry, violet, cedar and cigar box flavors highlight. This wine is an intense, structured red, which needs sometime to resolve the tannins, but shows ample fruit and balance.

Critically Acclaimed

A very fresh and enticing nose of bright blueberries, newly picked blackcurrants, citrus, crushed stones, pressed violets, dried sage, ash and cedar. Full-bodied and ever so tight with firm, polished tannins punctuated by vibrant acidity. Long and taut on the finish.

James Suckling 94 Points

This blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 15% Petit Verdot is a very lively Tuscan red with great intensity, precision and long-lasting flavors. The 2016 Bolgheri Rosso Volpolo is balanced and bright, with notes of blackberry, black olive, sweet spice and cigar box. The wine ages in barrique for 14 months. There is some astringency at this early stage, but the wine should smooth out nicely. Some 90,000 bottles were produced.

Robert Parkers Wine Advocate, 93 Points

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James Suckling - 94 Points

A very fresh and enticing nose of bright blueberries, newly picked blackcurrants, citrus, crushed stones, pressed violets, dried sage, ash and cedar. Full-bodied and ever so tight with firm, polished tannins punctuated by vibrant acidity. Long and taut on the finish. Drink in 2020.

 

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