• "Saffredi" Maremma Toscana IGT 2010 <br>BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      “Saffredi” Maremma Toscana IGT 2010 · BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      Perfect Supertuscan, warmth and freshness, elegance and harmony in harmony! Sweet scent of highly ripe cherries and berries with beautiful floral notes. Also in the mouth mature and with lots of fruit charm, spicy and pleasant acidity. The Saffredi has bite and a nice length with ripe tannin. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Dark purple red with violet hue and black center. Intense nose with sweet fruit, blackberries, stewed plums and figs, hints of leather in the background. On the palate well balanced tannins, well structured with good lengh." Markus del Monego

      "From the Textbook Vintage, where for the first time in the blend of Alicante was replaced by Syrah. Shining ruby grenade. Grandiose bouquet with floral aspects and red fruits, currants, cassis, orange peel and with sweet spices, simply intoxicating. On the palate silky elegant texture, yet rich and deep, but without reaching the lavish fullness of the 2011, for me it is cooler and more elegant, with fantastic length, so I rate it much higher than previous WW ratings from before my time. This is a great Maremma cinema for me." Weinwisser

      "Concentrated lustrous ruby with orange tinges. Amazing concentration and precision, with very fine oak. Concentrated palate, which is more savoury than sweet. Great crunchy red and ripe fruit with amazing balance. Lovely and hedonistic, long and layered." Jancis Robinson

      "The aromas of blueberries and lavender come out nicely in the glass. Full body, with fine tannins and a bright acidity. The texture is wonderful here. Needs two or three years to come together. Saffredi is a benchmark in Tuscany's Maremmaregion." James Suckling

      "The 2010 Saffredi (Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon) delivers gorgeous intensity and broad aromas of black berry, leather, crushed granite and lingering smoke. It’s a masterpiece on all happy fronts. The texturalelegance is superb." Robert Parker

      • Robert Parker:96 points
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Weinwisser:19 points
      • Jancis Robinson:17,5++ points
      • Grape Varieties: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Syrah
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months 75/25 new/used barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,60 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,55 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,20 g/l
      • ph-Value: 3,64
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2030
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09232310 ·  12 l · 99,17 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping3 units available

      1.190,00 €
    • "Saffredi" Maremma Toscana IGT 2011 <br>BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      “Saffredi” Maremma Toscana IGT 2011 · BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      Perfect Supertuscan, warmth and freshness, elegance and harmony in harmony! Sweet scent of highly ripe cherries and berries with beautiful floral notes. Also in the mouth ripe and with a lot of fruit charm, spicy and pleasant acidity. The Saffredi has bite and a nice length with ripe tannin. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Rich, sparkling ruby violet. Impressive, rich nose, smells of ripe, dark blackberries, currants, in addition some fresh figs and noble dark chocolate. Rich, dense tannin, in the attack and course much present, ripe fruit, long aftertaste." Falstaff

      "Impeccably lifted and gracious on the palate, the 2011 Saffredi lifts from the glass with expressive floral notes and beautifully articulated fruit. Overall, the 2011 is an elegant, restrained Saffredi that emphasizes finesse over power, although there is plenty of vintage 2011 sexiness. More importantly, the 2011 is a big step up from the 2010. Sage, rosemary and tobacco are some of the many notes that add complexity as the wine continues to open up in the glass." Antonio Galloni

      "I love the aromas of black truffles, rosemary, dark fruits, rose petals and stones. It's shows so many characteristics of Tuscany on the nose. Full body with super-fine tannins and a long finish. Tannins and all in place. Wonderful texture." James Suckling

      "The 2011 Saffredi is Maremma world class!" René Gabriel Weinwisser

      "The 2011 Saffredi opens to thick, dark extraction and large scale aromatic intensity. This was a warm vintage and you can feel the softness in the ripe cherry and blackberry flavors offered by the Merlot. The Cabernet component is also evident thanks to pressed rose and grilled Mediterranean herb. Saffredi is a wine built for long cellar aging, yet this vintage can also be readily consumed in the near term." Robert Parker

      • Vitae:
      • Guide l'Espresso:
      • Robert Parker:93 points
      • Vinous:92+ points
      • James Suckling:95 points
      • Weinwisser:20 points
      • Falstaff:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 5% Syrah
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months 75/25 new/used barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 33,20 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,60 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,31 g/l
      • Sulfite: 114 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,69
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2031+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09232311 · 12 l · 99,17 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      1.190,00 €
    • "Saffredi" Rosso Toscana IGT 2013<br>BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      “Saffredi” Rosso Toscana IGT 2013 · BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      Saffredi was born in 1987 and is named after its location in the municipality of Magliano. This is where the grapes from which this monumental masterpiece is made originate. Only the colour deep dark ruby red, with interesting violet reflections shows a pompous wine of great terroir. In the very expressive bouquet there is a wonderful abundance of floral and earthy aromas, which harmonize beautifully with the scent of red berries. On the palate a concentrated fruit, very soft and deep, structured and endlessly long. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Cassis jam, blueberry compote, dark chocolate, undergrowth, silky on the palate, powerful with light (extract) sweetness and penetrating limestone minerality. Alcohol and creaminess are precisely filled with extract, large length. Highly differentiated and yet very catchy, really has noblesse – but in an emphatically soft, chubby format." Falstaff

      "There's a lot to say, and admire, about the 2013 Saffredi. First off all, this is the first growing cycle made under the careful watch of enologist Luca D'Attoma. This makes all the difference. One of his changes is an increased focus on Petit Verdot, which makes up to 15% of the blend in this case. The other grapes used are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. But the increased role of Petit Verdot has awarded this vintage with stunning precision, linearity and balance. It's like a light switch has suddenly been turned on. Petit Verdot on the Tuscan Coast tends to show softer and fuller lines. In this wine, you taste the tonic crunchiness of the grape skins instead. The dark concentration of the wine is pleasurable and rich, and there's a final acidic signature that closes the deal in style. Congratulations." Robert Parker

      "The 2013 Saffredi wraps around the palate with remarkable depth and intensity. Graphite, smoke, wild flowers, black cherries and plums meld together in a powerful, resonant wine built on intensity. The 2013 has a real sense of gravitas, with dark shades of fruit, expressivebalsamic-inflected overtones and plenty of nuance." Antonio Galloni

      "This is another great Saffredi following the perfect 100-point 2012. I tasted it a year ago and thought it was sensational. Even better now. It's so dense and structured yet shows a lively, jazz-like vibe that gives it form and beauty. Needs at least four to five years to soften. Powerful and muscular." James Suckling

      "Beautiful, lustrous ruby! More than a whiff of bordeaux, but more in the cherry spectrum and with a leafy tobacco note. Firm, grainy tannins framing youthful, compact fruit, but this is certainly not shy. Could stand up to medium-term cellaring, but already quite irresistible." Jancis Robinson

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Vitae:
      • Veronelli :95 points
      • Doctor Wine:96 points
      • Robert Parker:98 points
      • Vinous:92-95 points
      • James Suckling:98 points
      • Vinum:18,5 points
      • Falstaff:94 points
      • Jancis Robinson:17,5 points
      • Grape Varieties: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, Syrah
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months 75/25 new/used barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 32,60 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,60 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,71 g/l
      • ph-Value: 3,61
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2038
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09232313 · 12 l · 113,33 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      1.360,00 €
    • "Saffredi" Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 <br>BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      “Saffredi” Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 · BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      Floral nose with a lot of red, warm fruit and delicate herbal notes. On the palate it is smooth and elegant with a wonderful depth and structure. Then again herbs, in addition violets, some plum and a touch of tar and leather. Saffredi literally sneaks up on him until he then goes into a very long and harmonious finish with an impressive presence and elegance. One of the great Italian wines from an equally great Tuscany vintage! SUPERIORE.DE

      "From the dream year. Cool, very precisely woven bouquet with dense aromas of red and black fruits, wonderfully floral with violets and lavender, along with spicy and ethereal notes of Mediterranean kitchen herbs, leather, chocolate and liquorice. On the palate, it is equally powerful and loaded with dense, blackberry fruit, but with linear discipline, as it remains powerful and gripping until the long final, which again offers the full range of aromas". Weinwisser

      "Deep ruby with a fine violet hue. Intense and dense nose, shows notes of pickled blackberries, plums and cassis, lots of cardamom. On the palate it shows a lot of ripe berry fruit, round and smooth, lots of blackberry and blackcurrant, present, well integrated tannin, very long and persistent. Falstaff

      "A generally uneventful growing season led to good ripening at a measured pace. It's a radiant, deep colour with an elegant, fresh nose of floral and patisserie aromas leading to a palate which has the same elegant cast and freshness, but it’s also concentrated and sweet-fruited, with lively, intense black fruit and notes of forest-floor, fresh bay leaf and spicy sandalwood. It has a very good future, underpinned by fine, persistent tannins." Decanter

      "One of the highlights in this range, the 2016 Saffredi is a hugely promising wine marked by a beguiling combination of vertical structure, energy and concentration. Black cherry, lavender, spice, plum, sage and lavender all pulse with remarkable energy. Massive and yet remarkably vivid for such an intense wine, the 2016 is shaping up to be a real jewel of a wine." Vinous

      "This vintage is compact, firm and precise, with lovely floral aromas on the bouquet in front of blackberry and plum. Long oak toasting gives the wine tasty notes of spice and cinnamon and rounds the bouquet off nicely. The mouthfeel is soft and velvety. This is a complex, integrated and absolutely beautiful wine." Robert Parker

      "Incredible aromas of dark berries, lavender, rosemary, licorice and dried flowers. Spice. Full body and fantastic tannin texture with great length. Goes on for minutes. Muscular yet wonderfully formed and refined. A glorious Saffredi." James Suckling (Platz 12 - TOP-Weine Italien 2018)

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :94 points
      • Doctor Wine:96 points
      • Robert Parker:98 points
      • Vinous:96 points
      • James Suckling:99 points
      • Decanter :95 points
      • Weinwisser:19+ points
      • Falstaff:95 points
      • Grape Varieties: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, Syrah
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 18 months 75/25 new/used barrique
      • Development: Barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 33,40 g/l
      • Total Acid: 5,36 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,55 g/l
      • Sulfite: 69 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,55
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2044+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09232316 · 12 l · 124,58 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping3 units available

      1.495,00 €
    • "Siepi" Rosso Toscana IGT 2015 <br>BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      “Siepi” Rosso Toscana IGT 2015 · BALTHAZAR 12 Liters in OWC

      Its original vineyard of the same name has long been regarded as one of the best sites in the Castellina zone. From equal parts of Merlot and Sangiovese comes this excellent, very dense wine with ripe fruit aromas and sweet vanilla hints. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Beautiful aromas of violets, berries and currants. Dried flowers, too. Full body, such intense fruit and acidity. Vivid and complex. Wild raspberry. Tight and dense. A triumph for Siepi. Half sangivoese and merlot. Better in 2022 but hard to not drink now." James Suckling

      "This is a delightful 50-50 blend of Sangiovese and Merlot with a bold and contemporary personality. The 2015 Siepi is a consistent product year in and year out. The wine faithfully delivers a New World interpretation with an all-Tuscan soul. You get Italy-centric aromas of Mediterranean herb and rosemary backed by plump black cherry, sweet tobacco, clove and cinnamon. The oak influences are evident vis-à-vis the wine's structure and power. The mouthfeel is layered and textured. It is ready to drink now, but the bottle could also be put aside for the next 10 years. The Siepi vineyard is located on a well-exposed plateau some 260 meters above sea level." Robert Parker

      "This has depth and complexity, featuring black cherry, plum, leather, spice and mineral flavors. The dense texture exudes refined tannins as this stays fresh through the long, saturated finish. Fruit, spice and tobacco elements linger." Wine Spectator

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :95 points
      • Robert Parker:93 points
      • Vinous:95 points
      • Wine Spectator :95 points
      • James Suckling:98 points
      • Grape Varieties: 50% Merlot, 50% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months 70/30 new/used barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 30,80 g/l
      • Total Acid: 6,38 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 114 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,26
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2043
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09354415 · 12 l · 136,25 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      1.635,00 €
    • "Siepi" Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 <br>BALTHASAR 12 Liters in OWC

      “Siepi” Rosso Toscana IGT 2016 · BALTHASAR 12 Liters in OWC

      Sparkling, intense ruby violet. In the nose with notes of ripe elderberries and plums, underlaid with fine sandalwood. Juicy and full-bodied in the base and course, shows an enormously opulent and crunchy berry fruit, grippy, fine-meshed tannin, very long aftertaste, in the finale decent of tobacco, straightforward and clear. Dream vintage! SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sparkling, rich ruby with a violet core. Compact nose with rich notes of ripe blackberries and blueberries, plus plenty of cinnamon and cloves, almost Christmassy. Juicy, much clear, ripe berry fruit, well integrated tannin with beautiful drive, in the aftertaste still subtle wood notes noticeable." Falstaff

      "The 2016 Siepi, the estate's Sangiovese/Merlot blend, is a big, rich wine. In 2016, the Merlot is especially prominent. Black cherry jam, torrefaction, spice, leather, menthol and new French oak are all pushed forward. Time in the glass brings out a good bit of aromatic freshness to balance things out. Readers should expect a potent, seriously concentrated wine. Vinous"

      "A blend of Merlot and Sangiovese in equal parts, the 2016 Siepi is a luscious and soft wine that oozes forth with dark berry intensity. The fruit is compact and dense. This wine performs beautifully in terms of aromas, but the mouthfeel is especially fine-tuned and elegant in this classic vintage. Dark fruit is followed by spice, tar, rose bud and sharp mineral nuances that recall the gravel and limestone-rich soils of Chianti Classico. This is perhaps the best vintage of Siepi I have tasted thus far." Robert Parker

      "What a beautiful nose of elderberries, freshly picked blackcurrants, citrus, herbs, licorice and crushed stones, amidst a backdrop of coffee beans, cedar and vanilla. Full-bodied and very subtle and refined with tightly wound tannins and an impressive balance of fruit and acidity. Long, grainy and elegant on the finish. A masterpiece." James Suckling

       

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :95 points
      • Doctor Wine:94 points
      • Robert Parker:96 points
      • Vinous:95 points
      • James Suckling:96-97 points
      • Falstaff:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 50% Merlot, 50% Sangiovese
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months 70/30 new/used barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 31,80 g/l
      • Total Acid: 6,12 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,60 g/l
      • Sulfite: 114 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,26
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2044+
      • Food Recommendations: Bistecca Fiorentina
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      09354416 · 12 l · 141,25 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      1.695,00 €