Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella VR, Italy (Veneto)
The world's most widely planted grape has many expressions. The La Torretta Cabernet is an unoaked, pure expression of this noble grape, letting the terroir of Italy shine through. A refreshing example with fruits like cassis, blackberry, and plum. Accents to the fruit include, violet flowers, smoked wood, hints of spice, and a mild tannin that is satisfying but reserved.
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The Veneto is one of the great regions of Italy. What makes this Cabernet stand out is the simplicity. Fabrizio doesn't over-complicate the wine by adding oak or pushing for more extraction and alcohol. He let's nature do the work and produces a balanced wine, expressing all the characteristics of Cabernet without the excesses of a trendy, stylized wine.
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