2015 Aia Vecchia Lagone, Bolgheri (750ml)

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Bolgheri
Grape Varietal: Merlot
Review Score: 88WA, 88WS
Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

11 bottles in stock and ready to ship.
Ships Monday.


Made with a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, the 2015 Lagone shows toasty and oak-driven notes above black cherry and plum. Those oak notes of cinnamon and crushed clove emerge immediately. It takes a few moments before you identify the primary fruit. The 2015 vintage was a hot one, and the mouthfeel is extra rich and succulent as a result. Those powerful oak notes appear once again on the finish, giving the wine structure and spicy endnotes. This an excellent value for those looking for an approachable super Tuscan wine.

88 points, Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (Issue # 232 - Aug 2017)

Black currant, violet and cedar flavors are expressive, while the fluid profile keeps this red lively. Picks up earth, herb and coffee accents on the finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2020. 18,000 cases made.

88 points, Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator (Aug 2017)