Cascina Castlet Monferrato Policalpo Magnum 1996

Type:Red

Country:Italy

Region:Piedmont

Appellation:Asti

Cascina Castlet Monferrato Policalpo Magnum
Per Bottle£48.99

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Code CAC96R2M

Limited Stock


Style

Medium to Full Bodied Reds

Vintage

1996

Grape

Barbera blend

Alcohol

13.5%

Size

150cl

Drink

Drink / Lay Down

Oak Style

Oaked

Grower

Cascina Castlet

Classification

DOC
Costigliole, home of Cascina Castlet is a charming town in Upper Monferrato, 14 km from both Asti & Alba. Due to the characteristics of its` soils Costigliole has the greates surface area of vineyards within the Piedmont region and it`s no surprise it produces such impessive wines . The winery has been in the hands of the Borio family for generations, and continues to flourish under the current ownership of the capable and driven Mauriuccia Borio.

Policalpo is Cascina Castlet`s most prized wine; Brilliant deep ruby in colour with slight garnet hues, the nose is intense and broad with layers of dark berry fruit including blackcurrant and blackberry jam with hints of liquorice, vanilla & tobacco combined with pleasant herbal & vegetal undertones. The palate is firm structured and elegant with warming spiced fruit flavours that blend seamlessly with the fine grained tannins & mellow oak.

www.cascinacastlet.com
70 % Barbera
30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Best served decanted and delicious paired with the finest red meat fillet or steak or prepared in classic dishes, Also a fine match for mushroom based dishes, or those with white truffles and excellent with mature hard cheeses.

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