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Il Cucchetto

D.O.C. TUSCAN MAREMMA CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Alcool 14%
Production area

Tuscan Maremma.
Fattoria il Casalone. Orbetello Scalo, Grosseto.

Grapes and Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Petit Verdot 15%
Hand harvested in mid-late September.

Vinification

The must is vinified for 10 days. After racking, the wine matures in French oak barrels for over 18 months. Refinement occurs in the bottle for a further 6 months.

Tasting

Brilliant ruby ​​dress. Notes of wild berries, light vegetable brushstrokes, dark spices and mentholated tobacco make up a variegated bouquet, which is matched by a solid and satisfying sip, with a gentle tannic mass. Long persistence on the tongue.

Production

Bordeaux bottle. Boxes of 6 bottles.
Limited production of 6,000 bottles.
Bottle format: 0.75 l and Magnum.

Service

Serve at 16-18 ° C.
It goes well with first courses with important sauces of the Italian tradition, with game, roasts, grilled meat and truffle preparations.

i VITIGNI

Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widespread red grape variety in the world whose powerful
tannic structure can give life to extremely complex and long-lived wines.

Petit Verdot is a black grape variety originating from the Médoc area in France,
due to its rebellious nature it is rarely vinified alone.

With little cultivation in the world, it is a vine that expresses its best in Maremma,
where late ripening is capable of producing wines rich in colour, spicy, tannic and well concentrated.

Il Cucchetto
D.O.C. TUSCAN MAREMMA CABERNET SAUVIGNON
  • 2020 - Yearbook of the Best Wines 2020 - Luca Maroni
    Tasting Card 2020 
    Vintage 2016 - Tasting date July 2019 - C 32 – E 30 – I 31 – IP 93
    "The 2016 IL CUCCHETTO excites for the richness and the clarity of its purple, rusted sour cherry and black cherry livery."

  • 2019 - Yearbook of the Best Wines 2019 - Luca Maroni
    THE lL CUCCHETTO 2015 - IP: 93 - C: 33 – E: 30 – I: 30 – O – H: 6.000 – K: Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Petit Verdot 15%
    “".. Il CUCCHETTO 2015: one of the most wonderfully concentrated reds of Italian nature. A sea of ​​blackberry and violet that renders the heart of the pulp of its very black grape in the distilled essence. Chapeau ..“

  • 2017 - Mundus Vini - The Grand International Wine Award
    lL CUCCHETTO 2013 awarded al Mundus Vini 2017.
    The International Wine Award was established in 2001. Already in its debut year, the wine competition saw the participation of 2235 wines from all important production areas of the world.
    The importance of the Competition in Germany is shown by the record recorded in 2011, in which over 6,000 wines participated. A 100% increase compared to the first edition of the Competition.
    IL CUCCHETTO 2013 participated in the spring edition of Mundus Vini 2017, examined by international juries, measured against the best wines in the world and earned the Grand Gold.

  • 2017 - The Wines of Veronelli 2017
    Excellent review by the 2017 Veronelli Guide.
    The wines of the Il Casalone Farm were judged to be between the best and the excellent.
    The evaluation of the reviewed wines takes place through a scale in cents. Each score attributed is preceded by the initials of the editor who formulated it. In the event that a wine has been tasted by both curators, the highest evaluation is reported.
    The presence of the initials of both indicates that the editors have expressed an identical opinion. G.B. - Gigi Brozzoni D.T. - Daniel Thomases
    THE IL CUCCHETTO D.O.C. - Tuscan Maremma Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (G.B.) 93 - Evaluation: * Excellent wine

  • 2016 - Yearbook of the Best Wines 2016 – Luca Maroni
    The Best Wine: 2012 lL CUCCHETTO 
    ".. heartfelt congratulations to Pepi Lignana - Fattoria Il Casalone who gives us two absolute champions of international value. A sample of rare value is the 2012 IL CUCCHETTO, actually red black and purple with its mellow blackberry compote in persuasive and balsamic spice. A wine that shows off harmonious softness as well as splendid enology. Chapeau ..“
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