Casalferro Ricasoli 2018

Still Red wine, robust and important, fruity, herbaceous and toasted, aged in barriques
55.00 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Toscana IGT

Grape varieties

Merlot 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Tuscany (Italy)

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

At about 400 meters above sea level in a clayey soil, faced to South

Aging

18 months in French oak barriques (90%) and American oak barriques (10%)

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2015
95 / 100
Robert Parker
2016
94 / 100
Decanter
2015
94 / 100
Wine Spectator
2015
93 / 100
Luca Maroni
2015
90 / 100
Bibenda
2016
Vitae AIS
2016

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 even for more than 5 years

RED WINE CASALFERRO RICASOLI 2018 DESCRIPTION

Casalferro is a modern approach to wine, a wine that wants to enhance the characteristics of Sangiovese combined with a variety of high rank such as Merlot. A wine of high class, elegant and complex. Enjoy it with a tasty lamb with juniper.

Colour Ruby red

Scent Intense and rich, with hints of wild berries, coffee, chocolate, geranium and balsamic herbs

Taste Warm and fruity with soft 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

  • Risotto with Meat Sauce
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • White Meat Stew
  • Pasta Bolognese