2009 CASALI DI BIBBIANO ARGANTE (SUPER TUSCAN) 750MLRegion: Italy
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
91pts Wine Spectator • HUGE 50% Savings 70% Cabernet and 30% Merlot
Blackberry jam and sandalwood aromas, with fresh herbs. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and jammy fruit. Tannic and rich. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. 850 cases made.
Tasting review: “Lots of bright and ripe berry character, with plum skin and vanilla bean. Full and silky, beautiful polished tannins and a clear, fruity finish. Better after 2012.”
A blend of hand-harvested Cabernet Sauvignon (70%) and Merlot (30%) sourced from Buonconvento vineyard at Bibbiano. Fermentation over a period of 14 - 18 months in new French barriques.