San Leonardo Tenuta San Leonardo 2017

Complex and full-bodied still red wine , with a wide and intense bouquet, aged in barrels for 24 months

87.00 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT

Grape varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Merlot

Category

Red Wines

Region

Trentino (Italy)

Alcohol content

13.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

20-50 years old vines in a hilly soil. Yield of 50-60 q.li/ha

Aging

At least 3 months in concrete vats, then 18-24 months in barriques and at least 12 months in bottle

Production philosophy

Indigenous yeasts,

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

Robert Parker
2015
97 / 100
Veronelli
2016
97 / 100
Gambero Rosso
2017
3 / 3
Vitae AIS
2016
Bibenda
2016
James Suckling
2016
94 / 100
Luca Maroni
2015
92 / 100

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 1 or 2 hours 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 leave it in you cellar even for more than 15 years

RED WINE SAN LEONARDO TENUTA SAN LEONARDO 2017 DESCRIPTION

The San Leonardo comes to life from a selected blend of wines from different grapes income, vinified and aged separately, as the best Bordeaux. The typical Bordeaux blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, is completed in the San Leonardo by the presence of Carmenere grapes. Just before bottling, after careful tasting all the individual barrels, the proportions will be decided to give life to the "cut". The San Leonardo expresses all the authority of his coat of arms, one of the most important red wines of Trentino Alto Adige, complex and balsamic, finesse and power are combined together giving great elegance. The periodic vertical tastings of San Leonardo highlight how different vintages can have a good evolution with an aging potential of at least ten years, able to still excite aftrer 20 years.

Colour Intense ruby ​​red with garnet tints

Scent Intense and complex, hints of green pepper aromas of berries and vanilla fragrances

Taste Full-bodied, warm and enveloping, round, from the very long and lingering finish

producer: Tenuta San Leonardo

Main wines
Tagli stile Bordolese, Merlot, Sauvignon
Foundation year
1724
Hectares of vineyards
45
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
290.000 bt
Enologist
Carlo Ferrini
Address
Località San Leonardo - Frazione Borghetto all'Adige (TN)

Perfect to drink with

  • Blue Cheese
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Game
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese