Podere Sapaio Bolgheri Superiore Sapaio 2015 (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 96-97] [RP 93+]

Podere Sapaio Bolgheri Superiore Sapaio 2015
(Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 96-97] [RP 93+]


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Notes from The Winemaker:

THE PHILOSOPHY…
Podere Sapaio has an experimental and innovational philosophy: it aims at searching new expressions of Bordeaux grape varieties in the Bolgheri area, with the final goal of producing wines which put together power, elegance and longevity.

A NEW INTERPRETER OF THE BOLGHERI AREA…
The estate Podere Sapaio was founded in 1999. Its 40 hectars are spread between the Councils of Castagneto Carducci and Bibbona. Grape varieties of Bordeaux origin -Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot-, which in the last fifty years have imposed themselves in the area, are grown in lands of quaternary deposits. Other grape varieties are present in small quantities. There are also some hectares of land, which are part of the estate, where Frantoio, Moraiolo and Leccino cultivars of olive trees are grown.


Ratings & Reviews



96-97 Points - James Suckling:
"This shows fantastic depth and intensity. Full-bodied, very balanced and beautiful. A rich and powerful wine. Watch this. Better than the 2015. A blend of cabernet sauvignon and petit verdot." - (September 14, 2017)

93+ Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"This wine was previously part of the Bolgheri Superiore appellation but is classified as an IGT Toscana wine in this vintage. The 2015 Sapaio represents a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot and 10% Cabernet Franc that ages in French oak for 16 months. The wine is dark and luscious with a thick and rich quality of dark fruit. Purple plum, blackberry and cherry emerge with fragrant intensity. The wine boats a beautiful texture that is soft and powerful at once. Give it a year or two to rest and relax in the bottle. The personality is still nervous and vinous at this young stage in its life." - Monica Larner (31st Oct 2017)