Bolgheri’s long, moderate growing season in 2019 yielded this beautifully balanced and layered blend of estate-grown merlot, cabernets franc and sauvignon, and syrah. Already appealing for its smooth texture, fresh thyme and lavender scents and crunchy purple fruit, this gains depth and intensity as it opens in the glass, suggesting it may be even better in a couple of years.
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This story appears in the print issue of October 2021.
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