Tenuta le Colonne Bolgheri 2015 | Fantastic Super Tuscan Value
91+ Wine Advocate | Tenuta le Colonne Bolgheri 2015 is a new wine from Argentinian wine entrepreneur Alejandro Bulgheroni. Notably making several important property investments in Italy these past years. The Tenuta le Colonne Bolgheri 2015 shows the richness and opulence of the vintage. Starting with loads of dark, sweet and succulent fruit. In addition, blackberry, cherry liqueur, and summer-ripe plum emerge from the bouquet. Finally, the mouthfeel is layered, soft and yielding.
Winery | The Bolgheri Doc Tenuta Le Colonne is a balanced and harmonious red wine. Born out of the finest selection of Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. While Tenuta Le Colonne’s proximity to the sea enhances the magnificent qualities of this blend. Hence resulting in an intense, full-bodied Bolgheri DOC of surprising elegance and freshness. Most of all a perfect example of Bolgheri’s refined wines.
By the Sea with Tuscan Maestro Alberto Antonini
Tenuta Le Colonne, as the Bolgheri estate most proximate to the sea, perfectly residing to enjoy that confluence of conditions. While combining Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon grown in the volcanic sand and clay of the Le Colonne estate. Notably vinifying Tenuta le Colonne Bolgheri 2015 under the watchful eye of Tuscan maestro Alberto Antonini. So, after fermentation with native yeast, the blend is rested for a year in oak. Then for three more months in the bottle. The result is a stunner of a Super Tuscan: an “opulent” Bordeaux-style blend that does Bolgheri proud.
Thinking Sassicaia, Ornellaia, and Tignanello
Bordeaux-style superstars like Sassicaia, Ornellaia, and Tignanello introduced the world to the limitless potential of wines from the Tuscan coast. They also paved the way for gems like the 92-point Tenuta le Colonne Bolgheri 2015. Just an off-the-charts, under-$30 value and bona fide cellar-stocker from one of the world’s top sites for Bordeaux varieties.
|WBOTD||Just the Good Stuff|
|Why add this wine to your Collection / Cellar?||Fantastic Super Tuscan Value | WA91+ “Richness & Opulence” | An elegant expression of the Tuscan coast | From Tuscan Winemaking Maestro Alberto Antoninipa red blend|
|Why now?||Back in stock!|
|WBOTD Cellaring Worthiness Rating|
|Expert Ratings||92 James Suckling | 91+ Wine Advocate | 90 Wine Spectator|
|What is it?||Super Tuscan (Tuscany Coast) Red Blend|
|What’s in it?||70% Cabernet Franc · 20% Merlot · 10% Cabernet Sauvignon | ABV 13.5%|
|When to drink?||now thru 2023+|
|Pair with:||Red Meat, Comfort Foods, Vegetables, Hard Cheese|
|Occasion||Red Meat – Anyway you like | Family get-togethers|
|If you want to drink now...||Decant 60 Minutes|
|Recommended purchase Qty:||4+|