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BUTTAFUOCO by Ca'Montebello
TIPOLOGY Oltrepo Pavese DOC
GRAPE VARIETIES barbera croatina rare grapes
Harvesting takes place towards the last 10 days of September, and the grapes after
being de-stemmed and crushed, under go maceration for eight to ten days depending
on the characteristics of the vintage, in stainless steel tanks, with frequent pumping over. At the end of the malolactic fermentation the wine is aged for 70% in stainless steel tanks and 30% in barriques for about 7/8 months; when blended it is aged for a further 2 months in bottles.
An impenetrable ruby red; the nose the wine shows a splendid intensity with spicy
notes together with black cherry and plum jams.
To the palate full bodied and well structured.
SEQUOIA GROVE - CABERNET SAUVIGNON
From the Rutherford estate vineyards In Napa Valley...this Cabernet is recognized for its richness and balance, soft tannins and full varietal flavor expresses a unique and elegant complexity which define this winemaking style...Established in 1980. 14.4% aoc
Lion's Tooth of McLaren Vale
Shiraz (95%) Riesling (5%) - a timeless Australian Blend. Whole bunches from our most distinctive Shiraz from the family vineyard, hand harvested and fermented on stalks in open fermenters on top of some Riesling skins for 11 days, hand plunged twice a day and carefullly basket pressed into French Oak Barriques- 18 months. 14.5 % aoc.
2016 Adaptation Cabernet Sauvignon
Mother Nature brought us another beautiful vintage in 2016. The balanced growing season resulted in wines with an enhanced purity of fruit, elegance and fine, yet firm tannins with beautiful complexity. This approachable 2016, delivers notes of rainier cherries, currants, elderberries, incense, forest floor, and dried herbs with bright acidity, adding freshness and verve to the long persistent finish.
NOW PRESENTING - Rhone Red Blend
A Rhone Style Red Blend...full body and mid palate fruit. Grenache, Mourvèdre & Syrah .... The next act ...14.8% aoc
2017 J. LOHR PURE PASO™
Classic Cabernet Sauvignon with its savory notes are wrapped in the dark fruit character of Petite Sirah. Pairs well with tomato rice dishes like paella or creamy risotto. Exquisite with prime rib or a dense monkfish.
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