Bolgheri Rosso Superiore 'Astuto' Ricasoli 2018

"Astuto" is a refined and intense Tuscan Bolgheri Rosso that ages in barriques for at least 18 months. A variegated and complex olfactory picture of small ripe red fruits, plum, spices and sheared nods outlines a strong, warm and elegant taste, with a soft tannic texture and an enveloping and persistent sip

45.70 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Bolgheri DOC

Grape varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 30%, Petit Verdot 10%, Cabernet Franc 10%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Tuscany (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

From the Bolgheri area from central Tuscan vines that overlook the coast and are protected to the east by the Metallifere hills

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation in steel with maceration on the skins

Aging

18 months in barrique

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
18°-20° C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can cellar it for over 5 years

RED WINE BOLGHERI ROSSO SUPERIORE 'ASTUTO' RICASOLI 2018 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense red ruby

Scent Notes of ripe berries, cherry under spirit and plum are combined with sensations of dark spices, toasting and vanilla scents

Taste Elegant, mature, smooth, warm and with silky tannins

producer: Ricasoli 1141

Main wines
Chianti, Merlot
Foundation year
1141
Hectares of vineyards
240
Annual production
1.300.000 bt
Enologist
Carlo Ferrini
Address
Castello di Brolio, Località Madonna a Brolio, 53013 Gaiole In Chianti (SI)

Perfect to drink with

  • Finger Food
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese