Borgo Saletta Vino Rosso IGT Toscano 2009 (6 x 750mL), Italy.

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RRP $12.99

$10.99 per Bottle
$65.94 per pack

Overview

The Borgo Saletta is a true expression of the whole estate, encompassing a blend of predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) Cabernet Franc (20%) and Merlot (20%) from all vineyard sites. The focus is on fine tannins in order to provide more immediate drinkability.

Region:
ITA - Tuscany
State:
Imported
Country:
Italy

Winery Tasting Notes

The Borgo Saletta is a true expression of the whole estate, encompassing a blend of predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) Cabernet Franc (20%) and Merlot (20%) from all vineyard sites. The focus is on fine tannins in order to provide more immediate drinkability. The wine is aged for just under a year in oak barrels that have already seen 1-2 years of use for Saletta, which contributes complexity without the greater definition of new oak.

Earlier vintages can benefit from a 5-10 year cellaring cycle but can also be enjoyed earlier.

Food Matching

The Borgo Saletta's slightly more fruit-forward character and medium structure is ideal for a wide range of main course dishes, including lighter meats such as chicken and veal. The wine can also be served at cellar temperature of 14 degrees C rather than ambient temperature. A short period of decanting is recommended, particularly for earlier vintages.

Medals & Trophies

Bronze Medal - International Wine and Spirits -IWSC 2013

Vintage
2009
Region
ITA - Tuscany
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
14%

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