Terrabianca Campaccio Reserve 1997

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $58.99
Item No. 42461
  • RP91

Winemaker's Notes

65% Sangiovese - 35% Cabernet Sauvignon It is a select and limited wine of our most prestigious Campaccio. The production is approximately 12,000 bottles per year.

Vinification: After one year of aging in barriques, a selection of Campaccio is made and added 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.The Campaccio Riserva is then left to age in wood for another year. On top of that it sojourns in the bottle for 12 months before being released.

The deep, intense ruby colour with garnet reflections, is an indication of the extraordinary depth, richness and complexity of this superb wine, a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon, whose ample bouquet is reminiscent of spices. It could be best defined as a multi-dimensional wine, for the sensory richness evoked in the taster, not only on the nose and in the diversity of flavours, but in the textured sensation of volume actually lingering on the palate.

Learn About Terrabianca Map ItMap It

The first document to mention Terrabianca is dated 1085: two centuries before Dante. Located just over 35 miles from Florence towards Siena, in the heart of Chianti Classico, its gently rolling country is much the same as it was in the Middle Ages. The Guldeners have 'only' been here since 1987; although in this relatively short period of time, they have propelled the estate to the...

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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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