Castello di Torre Elephas Rosso

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ELEP-ROSS-2018
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Product Name Qty
ELEP-ROSS-2018-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£12.50
ELEP-ROSS-2018-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
Special Price £72.00 Regular Price £75.00
Lovely bright red fruit aromas, a slight herbal note lead to a smooth and balanced red.
  •   Lazio, Italy
  •   Merlot, Montepulciano, Sangiovese
  •   2018

The winery is located in the medieval village of Torre in Pietra Castle, where the existence of vineyards is documented since the sixteenth century. The cellar – obtained by digging into the tuff hill behind the Castle – was already used in the 1500s for the production and preservation of wine.

Since the beginning of 2000 they have moved to organic farming and are officially certified. "We believe in organic agriculture out of respect for our territory, which we try to express in the most natural and genuine way possible. This means we don’t alter the organoleptic structure of the wine and get the benefits in terms of quality for the wine we produce."

Intense ruby red colour with light purplish nuances. Young wine with a vinous and fruity character, it opens with notes of sour cherry and red berries. Good structure and balance with well-dosed tannins and a savory finish.

It is served with appetizers of cold cuts and cheeses, rustic pâtés or on the classic amatriciana and first courses with meat sauce. It goes well with main courses such as pork with milk, grilled meats, mixed boiled meats. It also accompanies hard cheeses.

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2018
  Country Italy
  Region Lazio
  Grape Merlot, Montepulciano, Sangiovese
  Wine Type Red wines
  Oak Unoaked
  Drinkability Drink now
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Cheese - Mature Cheddar, Pasta - Truffle & Porcini Tagliolini, Pie - Quiche Lorraine, Red Meat - Charcuterie, Rice - Risotto, Mushroom, Takeaway - Sandwiches

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Due to high demand we've temporarily increased our standard delivery fee to £12.50 for orders under £75 - orders over £75 still come with free delivery!

We are also no longer able to guarantee “Express" next day delivery. We hope to have this back up and running as soon as possible but in the meantime, our deliveries will take a little longer than usual (roughly 2-3 days).

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These lovely wines and gifts are stored in our cellar in Clapham, ready for immediate dispatch (and drinking)! If we have less than 12 bottles, the display will show the number available today. If you’d like more than the number shown, or it’s shown as ‘Out of Stock’ / ‘Email to order’, just call us or drop us an email to confirm your order and delivery schedule, as our winemakers send us fresh stocks frequently.

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