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Fattoria Le Pupille Saffredi Toscana Rosso 2017

Saffredi is Fattoria Le Pupille’s flagship wine
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Primary Notes: Blueberry Licorice

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Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Light

Tannin: High

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Origin: , Italy

Maker: Fattoria le Pupille

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Fermentation: Heavy Wood

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Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed at 16-18 Degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Braised pork, Wagyu bowl, Teriyaki beef cubes

Western Food Pairing: cocoa beef fillet with orange sauce, Beef and cranberry puree

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Fattoria Le Pupille Saffredi Toscana Rosso 2017

Saffredi is Fattoria Le Pupille’s flagship wine and with 2017 vintage, we celebrate not only its 30°anniversary only, but as well winery’s consolidated experience and history as a top player within qualitative Italian wine making. This wine is the outcome of Elisabetta’s intuition and aspiration to make a great wine in Maremma, a wish realized with Giacomo Tachis’s precious help. Saffredi is a special dedication to Fredi, the one who inspired Elisabetta’s passion for
wine.
A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot. Maceration for 25 days. Aged 18 months in new barriques for 80% of total batch.
Deep ruby colour with purple reflections. It shows pronounced flavours of black fruits like blackcurrant and black cherry along with spicy aromas of cloves, cinnamon and licorice. The palate has a generous velvety texture with round tannins and a return of the fruit for a long and persistent finish
 
14.5%
 

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Wow, there is a very impressive freshness here that defies the heat of this vintage. The 2017 Saffredi doesn't look like 2017 at all. Now celebrating its 30th birthday, Saffredi is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, and 10% Petit Verdot. Thanks to the vineyard's proximity to the sea, leaving leaves on the vines and the strong daytime changes in the area, the fruit was able to ripen in a balanced way despite the hot and dry summer. Fattoria le Pupille's team knew they would have to be ready to harvest early and lose some of their yields, and they did. In the end, production was down by 25%, but the result is a fresh, thick and beautiful red wine made with ripe fruit and dark concentration. This is a great effort from Fattoria le Pupille.


Superb blackberries, dark chocolate, spices and lightly roasted coffee. Whole body. Layered and creamy. Lovely, silky tannins that blend into the wine. A beautiful vintage red with class and delicacy to the depth of the fruit.