Cabreo Il Borgo 2007

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 106446
  • WS94
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • WE93
  • 2001
  • W&S92
  • RP91
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Winemaker's Notes

A Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon super-Tuscan blend, this wine shows rich, dense aromas of wild cherry and black currant offset by notes of leather, herbs and vanilla. On the palate, it is velvety and complex, with ripe tannins repeated on the elegant finish.

Critical Acclaim

"There's lovely licorice and crushed blackberry on the nose, with some raisin notes. Full-bodied, with big, velvety tannins and powerful fruit. The mineral, aniseed and crushed dark berry flavors are impressive. Dense and concentrated, yet balanced. Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best after 2011. 6,000 cases made. "
94 Points

"The 2007 Il Borgo, 70% Sangiovese and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, is a rich, full-throttle red loaded with super-ripe blackberries, blueberry jam, spices, licorice, new leather and French oak. Round and enveloping on the palate, the 2007 shows off its ample, broad shouldered frame and generous personality. This is another open, totally expressive 2007 that drinks very nicely right out of the gate. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2019."
90 Points

Learn About Cabreo Map ItMap It

The Tenute del Cabreo are located in Greve in Chianti. Part of its vineyard (Fattoria di Zano) is located right above Greve, consists of approximately 50 hectares planted with Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon for the production if Cabreo il Borgo. The rest of the vineyards (25 hectares) are located in Panzano (6 Km south of Greve): they are planted with Chardonnay used to...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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