OENOFOROS Product Details 0364 Oenoforos Le Macchiole Paleo Rosso 2017
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LE MACCHIOLE PALEO ROSSO 2017
Country: Italy, Tuscany, Bolgheri
Grape Varieties: 100% Cabernet Franc
AWARDS
Wine Enthusiast 92/100
Wine Spectator 92/100
Robert Parker 97/100

The nose is initially shy but eventually reveals aromas suggesting leather, cedar, Mediterranean brush and espresso. The firm, full-bodied palate shows the heat of the vintage, offering dried blackberry, roasted coffee bean, licorice and grilled sage. Compact, close-grained tannins grip the finish. Kerin O’Keefe" - 92/100Wine Enthusiast

Food Pairing: Beef and Venison

First produced in 1989, this incredible wine is the symbol of the winery, and it truly epitomizes Bolgheri. At first, the wine was a classic Bordeaux blend but became a Cabernet Franc monovarietal in 2001; since then, it has been a huge success. The name “paleo” refers to a wild herb found on the Tuscan coast, and it symbolizes a strong local identity and the will to reach all goals.
Case Bottles: 0
Product Id: 0364

BOTTLE

€130,00

CASE PRICE

€780,00
Available Stock: 8 items
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The Grape
Cab.Franc

Cabernet Franc is widely planted in Bordeaux and is the most important black grape grown in the Loire. In the Médoc it may constitute up to 15% of a typical vineyard - it is always blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot and is used to add bouquet and complexity to the wines. It is more widely used in St.Emilion where it adapts well to the cooler and moister clay soils - Cheval Blanc is the most famous Cabernet Franc wine in the world, with the final blend consisting of up to 65% of the grape.

Cabernet Franc thrives in the Loire where the cooler growing conditions serve to accentuate the grape`s herbaceous, grassy, lead pencil aromas. The best wines come from the tuffeaux limestone slopes of Chinon and Bourgeil where growers produce intense well-structured wines that possess excellent cellaring potential.