San Leonardo Villa Gresti

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6 x 750ml

Intense ruby red, it has a broad, pervasive nose with lingering notes of tobacco.

  •   Trentino, Italy
  •   Smooth Red
  •   Carmenère, Merlot
  •   2013

Villa Gresti (named in honour of Marchesi’s ancestor Gemma di Gresti who helped repatriate thousands of Italian prisoners of war from Russia after World War I. An impressive wine for an impressive lady, Villa Gresti is fast closing the gap on San Leonardo and based as it is on a different blend (90% Merlot) from separate vineyards is not a second wine but an alternative expression of the estate’s unique terroir. This leaves many big-name and bigger-price Pomerols in the shade.

"Intense ruby red, it has a broad, pervasive nose with lingering notes of tobacco and intriguing hints of vanilla and cocoa powder. The palate finds a perfect balance of softness and acidity with the sweet, elegantly assertive and velvet smooth tannins that are the hallmark of this variety." San Leonardo

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2013
  Country Italy
  Region Trentino
  Grape Carmenère, Merlot
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Smooth Red
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Cheese - Mature Cheddar, Cheese - Roquefort Blue, Fowl - Roast Chicken, Fowl - Slow Roasted Duck, Red Meat - Beef bourguignon, Red Meat - Braised Aardvark, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Roast Lamb, Red Meat - Steak & Chips, Red Meat - Steak & Kidney Pie
  Abv 13%
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