Il Borghetto Collina 21

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Il Borghetto Collina 21 is a ‘super Tuscan’ from renowned producer Il Borghetto. A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. Rich concentrated ripe black fruits, great weight and structure. Very limited availability.

The Azienda Agricola Il Borghetto do things differently in this most well known and established region of Italy.

Led by English winemaker Tim Manning who cut his vinous teeth in vintages in Oregon, there is a determination to show the potential of the region. As a result he is at odds with the Consorzio of Chianti Classico over his methods and approach.

All the daily operations are keenly overseen by the owner, Antonio Cavallini with the help of long-term collaborator Tim Manning, a British oenologist who has worked extensively with Pinot Noir in New Zealand and above all, in Oregon. There are about twenty or so small blocks of Vineyard at Il Borghetto, each differing slightly from the other, be it in grape variety or clone, or a difference in soil type and slope aspect. They treat each one as a separate entity so that their individual characters can contribute a particular something to the final blend.

Producer Website: www.borghetto.org/winery-borghetto

Vintage: 2017 
Grape: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese 
Region: Tuscany 
ABV: 14.5%
Organic, Vegan, Natural 

Il Borghetto Collina 21