Grattamacco Bolgheri Superiore 2013

This is a very serious Bolgheri cabernet blend from Grattamacco in Tuscany.  Organically grown, it’s a blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 20% cabernet franc, 10% merlot and 10% sangiovese.   In the glass, it is a hypothetical cross between a Napa Valley cabernet and a Bordeaux from an outstanding year.  In terms of aroma, there’sContinue reading “Grattamacco Bolgheri Superiore 2013”

Le Serre Nuove dell’ Ornellaia Bolgheri 2011

This is a very modern styled cabernet blend from the Ornellaia stable in Bolgheri in Tuscany.  In fact, it’s a blend of 57% merlot, 17% cabernet sauvignon, 14% petit verdot and 12% cabernet franc.  The 2011 vintage in Bolgheri was a hot one, and this wine reminds of a sort of half way house betweenContinue reading “Le Serre Nuove dell’ Ornellaia Bolgheri 2011”