“Piastraia” Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2017

    Michele Satta | Tuscany
    Michele Satta | Vigna al Cavaliere 61 | IT 57022 Loc. Castagneto Carducci

    "Piastraia" Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2017

    Piastraia fully corresponds to the classic image of a great Bolgheri Rosso Superiore. Made from a quarter each of Merlot, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, it fills the glass with its intense bouquet of fruit and a hint of leather aromas. Powerful, concentrated and pure taste. SUPERIORE.DE

    "Very coherent wine of Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese; multi-faceted bouquet of wild berries, licorice and dried flowers; grippy attack, the fine-grained tannins in perfect balance with the acidity, the finish long and linear. Also very successful in this warm vintage." Vinum

    "Rich garnet. Very spicy nose, underpinned with green pepper and light leather, lush cherry fruit, some plum, then chalky tones and ripe cassis again, layered and rich. Equally full-bodied on the palate, albeit with a fine drinking flow, compact, tightly woven tannin gives support, still young, very good foresight." Falstaff

    "Smooth, this evokes black cherry and blackberry flavors gently singed by earth and spice flavors. Light tannins gird the finish, with a bittersweet chocolate feel." Wine Spectator

    "The 2017 Piastraia is a super-expressive wine in this range that will drink well right out of the gate. Ripe red/purplish fruit, sweet spice and floral notes are all wrapped together in this attractive, mid-weight wine. Time in the glass brings out an attractive, bright upper register, while silky tannins add quite a bit of appeal." Vinous

    "The Michele Satta 2017 Bolgheri Superiore Piastraia offers intensity and bold fruit with plenty of rich blackberry, dried cherry and toasted spice. The is a full and generous wine from a hot vintage that does not hold back in term of fruit density or intensity. It would welcome some pork-filled ravioli. The soft tannins add to the wine's balanced full-bodied approach." Robert Parker

    "A full, rich red with beautiful softness and balance. It’s impressively tight and focused with polish and beauty. Layered and bright. Give this some time to come together, but very well done for the vintage. Better after 2022." James Suckling

    33,90 €

    09492217 · 0,75 l · 45,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

    Product Details
    • Grape Varieties: 25% Merlot, 25% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Syrah
    • Cultivation: close to nature
    • Expansion: 12 months barrique
    • Development: barrique
    • Filtration: no
    • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
    • Total Extract: 30,95 g/l
    • Total Acidity: 5,15 g/l
    • Residual Sugar: 0,55 g/l
    • Sulfite: 70 mg/l
    • ph-Value: 3,61
    • Closure: natural cork
    • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
    • Storage Potential: 2030+
    • Food Recommendations: meat and game dishes
    • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
    • Harmonious / soft and round
    • Strong / spicy / earthy
    • Wine for Meditation
    • Wine for Fireplace/Tobacco Lovers
    Fits to:
    • Dark Meat
    • Hearty wild Dishes
    • Mild wild Dishes
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