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Terre di San Leonardo Tenuta San Leonardo 2018
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Terre di San Leonardo Tenuta San Leonardo 2018

Tenuta San Leonardo

Terre di San Leonardo is a red wine with an intense and elegant personality and excellent value for money, made from a Bordeaux blend and aged for 18 months in large oak barrels in barriques. It exudes broad and persistent aromas of red fruit, plums and spices. The palate is dry, soft and balanced, with a valiant tannic structure.

£19.50
-15%
£16.60

Features

Denomination

Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT

Vines

Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 40%, Carmenere 10%

Tipologia

Alcohol content

13 %

Format

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Fermentation in concrete vats and maceration on the skins for a long period with repeated daily punching

Aging

18 months in big Slavonian oak casks for the 80% and in barrique for the 20%, then 6 months in bottle

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites

TERRE DI SAN LEONARDO TENUTA SAN LEONARDO 2018 DESCRIPTION

Terre di San Leonardo, made by Tenuta San Leonardo, is a smooth, fresh red wine with an immediate character, which wins over with a pleasantly fruity sip. The careful vinification, very respectful of a high quality raw material, returns all the aromatic fragrance of the grapes. It is a Bordeaux blend of medium structure and intensity, to be tasted young, within the first 5-6 years after harvest. Its characteristics make it perfect to pair with first courses with meat sauces, noble poultry on the spit and roasted white meats.

Terre di San Leonardo red is born in the beautiful Vallagarina area. Tenuta San Leonardo is a vast estate that manages a vineyard of some 40 hectares, cultivated mainly with Bordeaux varieties and other international white grape varieties. The wine comes from a blend characterized by a majority percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon, supplemented by Merlot and a small balance of Carménère. At the end of the harvest, the grapes are vinified separately by grape variety, with spontaneous fermentation in concrete tanks and maceration on the skins lasting 2 to 3 weeks, with frequent pumping-over and délestage. The wine matures 80 percent in concrete tanks and 20 percent in French oak barrels and is aged for 6 months in bottles before release.

Tenuta San Leonardo's Terre di San Leonardo wine is the perfect introduction to the world of this prestigious brand, which has helped make Trentino's wine world famous by offering labels with an international vocation. To the eye, it is a bright dark ruby red and expresses a fragrant bouquet, characterized by intense atoms of ripe cherry, currant, blueberry, wild blackberry, delicate nuances of mountain herbs and soft spices. Soft and persuasive, it has a suave palate entry, with delicate, subtle tannins and an aromatic palette dominated by ripe red fruit notes. The finish is harmonious, fresh and with good flavor persistence.

Colour

Bright ruby red

Taste

Dry and soft, balanced with a pleasantly bitter ending

Scent

Ample and persistent, hints of plum and slightly herbaceous notes

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