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Castello dei Rampolla Vigna d'Alceo 2001 750ml
Castello dei Rampolla Vigna d'Alceo  2001 750ml


 
Price: $249.00
ID: 2821
Vintage 2001
Producer: Castello dei Rampolla
Varietal(s): Cabernet Sauvignon Blend
Color: Red

Availability: In Stock
Product Code: RD2277
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Description Sub Region Producer Notes
 
Upon its release, the ’01 Vigna d’Alceo was called one of the greatest vintages, lauded for its beauty, focus, breadth and aromatic; almost two decades later, this wine is proving the mettle of that praise. It’s rare to find a wine that can match its sheer power with unmistakable finesse, but the ’01 Vigna d’Alceo, for all its muscularity, glides with a boxer’s grace, melding its sweet red and blue fruits with tarry earth, warm spices, potpourri, grilled herbs, black tea and licorice. Surprisingly ethereal for a Super Tuscan, this wine seems to float in the mouth, yet it’s also remarkably dense and complex, unfolding myriad layers as it coasts to a lingering, structured finish. A Bordeaux-style blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon with 15% Petit Verdot, this biodynamic Super Tuscan ferments with only natural yeasts and ages for a year in barrique followed by 18 to 24 months in bottle before release.
Additional Info
  • Color: Red
  • Style: Still
  • Type: Dry
  • Variety/Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon Blend
  • Breakdown of Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
  • Drink Start Date: 2014
  • Drink End Date: 2022


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