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Terre di San Leonardo

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Trentino, Italy


Smooth Red

Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot

San Leonardo, "the Sassicaia of the North" is consistently voted the top winery in the region and one of the nine most consistent in the whole of Italy, AND YET its wines remain extremely well-priced by comparison to more widely publicised names.

Their Terre is fantastic now - a classic food wine with rice and pasta in tomato or meat sauces, and filled pasta, as well as grilled meats, poultry, white meats and soft cheeses. It has an ageing potential of minimum five years and is simply stunning value for money

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Tenuta San Leonardo


Brilliant ruby red, with attractive depth and decent length. The aromas are alcohol and fruit-rich when the wine is young, later mellowing with bottle age into ripe plum fruit layered over a faintly grassy background note. Dry, soft and well-balanced on the palate, it reveals a pleasing bitterish twist in the finish. Good aromatic length.

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Tom Harrow

Stunning value Cabernet and Merlot from the multi-award winning San Leonardo estate in Trentino, one of Italy's most critically lauded and yet discrete wine producers. It knocks the hell out of any cru Bourgeois Bordeaux at the same price—this wine will be noticed.

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Tenuta San Leonardo


The estate has existed for over 1500 years: a royal wedding was documented in 588 AD. By 1215, there was a monastery on the site, whose remains can still be seen today. This was the start of vine growing on the estate. These days there are 25 hectares of vineyards. Sited at a relatively low elevation of 150 metres, merlot is planted in gravel-rich soils that were once the bed of a branch of the Adige. Sandier, pH-neutral soils, at elevations of 150-200 metres, host cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and the venerable carmenère vineyards. All the vineyards are in well-drained, nutrient-poor soils. The winery lies in the southern portion of the Trentino region, just a few steps from the border with the Veneto, in what was once a fief of the Church, but today is a small hamlet synonymous with one of Italy’s most historic wine producers. The current owners ancestors took over the estate in 19th century.

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  • Vintage 2014
  • Grape Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot
  • Region Trentino
  • Country Italy
  • Type Red
  • Style Smooth Red
  • Occasion Drink with food
  • Quaffability Quaffable
  • Sweetness Dry
  • Drinkability Early in drinking window
  • Food Match Cheese - Chèvre/Goats Cheese, Fowl - Roast Chicken, Fowl - Roast Turkey, Pasta - Pasta all'Arrabbiata, Red Meat - Pork Belly
  • Serving Advice 16°C
  • Bottle Size 75cl
  • Abv 12.5%
  • Closure Cork
  • Oak Unoaked
  • Tannin Medium

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Standard Delivery takes 2-3 working days and costs £7.50 for orders under £75. Orders over £75 are subject to FREE Standard Delivery. Standard and Express Delivery is available for most mainland UK postcodes as listed in our T&Cs. Express Delivery costs £12.50. Express delivery orders over £75 are £5.
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