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Cafaggio, Basilica del Cortaccio 2016

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Country
italy
Region
tuscany
Type
RED
Producer
BASILICA CORTACCIO
Grape
cabernet-sauvignon
Vintage
2016
Alcohol
14.5%
Organic
wine

Tasting Notes

Pre-order now, arriving late November:  Decanter magazine's top scorer in their November feature on IGT Tuscan Reds with a score of 96 points. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, produced from 4.2ha of vines 355m above sea level. Basilica del Cortaccio is an elite Cafaggio Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard and a true emblem of the ‘terroir’. Drink 2021-2035

More Info

Villa Cafaggio covers approximately 60 hectares, of which 30 are cultivated as specialised vineyards and about 10 as olive groves.  First mentioned in 1408 and noted at the end of the century as property for the Benedictine monks of Siena. Nowadays, the winery produces several labels including this top-scoring Cabernet.

FROM THE PRESS

“Lovely complex nose with cedar, spice and blackberry, very smooth and harmonious palate.”
Susan Hulme MW

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