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Rocca di Frassinello "Tribute to Renzo Piano" 2017

Rocca di Frassinello "Tribute to Renzo Piano" 2017

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Rocca di Frassinello "Tribute to Renzo Piano" 2017

A limited edition bottling of Rocca di Frassinello’s Grand Vin

The estate

The Rocca di Frassinello estate is the fruit of the partnership between the highly reputed Chianti Classico estate, Castellare di Castellina, and Domaines Barons de Rothschild's Château Lafite. Established in 2007 and designed by the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano, Rocca di Frassinello produces fine Maremma Toscana wines.

The wine

A limited edition bottling, Rocca di Frassinello 2017 Edizione Limitata Tribute to Renzo Piano is a Maremma Toscana wine celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Rocca di Frassinello estate as well as the 40th anniversary of the Beaubourg Museum in Paris, also designed by the illustrious architect Renzo Piano. The emblem of the estate, this wine is the finest expression of this Franco-Italian joint-venture between Castellare di Castellina and Domaines Barons de Rothschild-Lafite.

Vinification and ageing

Aged for 14 months in oak barrels, 80% of which are new, and 11 months in bottle before release.

The blend

Sangiovese (60%)

Merlot (20%),

Cabernet Sauvignon (20%).

Rocca di Frassinello’s ''Tribute to Renzo Piano'' 2017: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Colour

This wine showcases an intense, ruby red colour with garnet highlights.

Nose

The aromatic bouquet blends subtle fruity and spicy notes.

Palate

On the palate, this exceptional "Grand Vin" blends power, intensity and elegance. The silky structure of the tannins enfolds the palate. The wine boasts a pleasant depth, energy and a superb balance.

Food and wine pairing

This fine Tuscan red wine will complement red meat dishes, grilled meats, game and mature cheeses.

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