2009 il Borghetto, Bilaccio, Tuscany

Press and Tasting Notes

What makes Bilaccio such a special Italian red? The nose is complex in a way that has been impossible to find in Chianti. It sings of whole cluster fermentation, a style used in Burgundy. Aromas of dark cherry, marzipan and mocha lead to a rich vibrant palate of plums and berry fruits. Mushroom and earth are a byproduct of whole clustering. Bila ... Read More »

Varietal

SANGIOVESE

Sangiovese may be the most recognizable red grape grown it Italy.  Sangiovese can be found throughout Tuscany and, depending on the subregion, is given a "local" name. For example, Sangiovese grown in Chianti i ... Read More »

Region

TUSCANY

Tuscany is home to some of the most popular Italian red wines.  Located along the Tyrrehenian coast, the Mediterranean influence and hilly terrain allow Tuscany to offer a wide variety of wine styles.  The mo ... Read More »