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Castello di Bossi Toscana Rosso Corbaia 2016

Castello di Bossi Toscana Rosso Corbaia

2016
Tuscany (Italy)
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Its Corbaia wine, definitely one of the firm's most emblematic, arises from an exceptional vineyard ...

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Details for Castello di Bossi Toscana Rosso Corbaia 2016

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

Its Corbaia wine, definitely one of the firm's most emblematic, arises from an exceptional vineyard that's more than 40 years old, lying in a sunny position and at some 350 metres above sea level.

Corbaia is a magnificent blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet aged for 2 years in French oak barrels and spending a further year of repose in bottle. Undergoing a vinification very much in keeping with local tradition, Corbaia is a true example of the great concentration found in Tuscany, as seems to be predicted right from the ruby colour it exhibits in the glass.

It has a powerful nose, exuding aromas of jam, but also spices such as cinnamon and black pepper, toasty notes of cocoa and also animal suggestions of leather and skins. On the palate it gets even better and displays its charms with elegance and powerfulness, revealing clean, enveloping tannins, an excellent flavour and a lively freshness. A wine of remarkable longevity, it's ideal to pair up with fine cheeses and elaborate game dishes.

Food pairing

Cervo con salsa di ribes / Pecorino di pienza / Arrosto di manzo al ginepro / Cinghiale in umido

Tasting notes

  • ViewRosso rubino / Riflessi granati / Concentrato
  • Bouquet:Cuoio / Caffè / Pepe nero / Cannella / Confettura di mora
  • Mouth:Avvolgente / Persistente / Elegante / Potente / Tannino ben integrato / Tannino compatto

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Castello di Bossi

Castello di Bossi

Castello di Bossi is one of the most stunning fortresses in the lower Chianti region. Located in the municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga, the estate comprises more than 120 has of vineyards which surround the building and grow on the gentle hills with soils rich in clay, sand and tufa. In addition to the ground's favourable qualities are the land's optimal exposure to the sun, mainly south-facing, and the site's warm climate. This is the context that results in the Castell...