Giorgio Meletti Cavallari Borgeri Bolgheri Rosso (750ml)

  • Wine Type

    Red Wine

  • Size

    750ml

  • Country

    Italy

  • Region

    Tuscany

  • Sub-Region

    Bolgheri

  • Grape

    Cabernet SauvignonMerlotSyrah

  • Food Pairing

    Lamb ChopsPork loinBeef

Giorgio Meletti Cavallari produces wines in Castagneto Carducci, in the the Bolgheri region of Tuscany’s southern coast.  This area is renowned for producing many spectacular and iconic Tuscan reds and is home to the Supertuscan movement.   Giorgio comes from a winemaking family, his father is Piermario Meletti Cavalleri and mother Paola Cavallari, founders of the iconic Grattamacco Bolgheri estate (1977) and whose vineyards were the second to be planted in the region after Sassicaia.  His parents subsequently sold their vineyards and winery in Bolgheri; but the legacy continues and today their son Giorgio is following in his parent’s footsteps and has been practicing organic viticulture and producing memorable wines since the age of 24 at his own estate since 2002.   In addition to cultivating 7 hectares of vines, producing wines he operates an agriturismo.  

Tasting Notes

Bright ruby red with a violet hue in the glass.  Ripe freshly picked red berry flavours on the palate with light balsamic notes.  The wine is  fresh and energetic, with medium plus tannins and lively acidity that brings structure and harmony and the flavours carry onto a long balanced finish.  

Method

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.  The grapes undergo a a cold pre-fermentation maceration.  After alcoholic fermenation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks the wine ages for 8 months in barrique and 8 months in bottle. 

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