La Bollina Eklektos Toscana Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Type: Red
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Climate: Mild Mediterranean climate
Terroir: The vineyard are located in San Casciano dei Bagni, in the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside, about 90 km southeast of Siena
Winemaking: After the manual harvest, which takes place partly in September and partly in October to obtain a greater fruit concentration, the grapes are left to macerate for six days and then fermented for sixteen days on the lees between 24 and 26 °C. The wine is then aged in 225-litre French oak barrels for 24 months

Color: Dark, with inviting violet reflections
Nose: The nose reveals an opulent depth of fruit, with aromas of cassis, blackberry, and elderberry, not to mention the impressive spicy, toasted and smoked nuances
Palate: On the palate, the wine is extremely seductive: it shows ripe tannins, perfectly integrated woody notes as well as lively fruity flavours. The long finish once again brings out beautiful woody flavours such as vanilla, liquorice, and cocoa

About the Winery:
La Bollina Winery is located in Serravalle Scrivia AL, Italy. A municipality in the province of Alessandria in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 62 miles southeast of Turin and about 16 miles southeast of Alessandria.

This historical territory, which specializes in DOCG Gavi, was for centuries the residence of the Marchioness Figari of Genova. A 120 ha winery, surrounded by hills and chestnut forests is the location where magnificent wines are made.

Besides having 28 ha of cultivated vineyards, and an excellent and well-equipped cellar, in La Bollina you can find luxury accommodation for guests: An “Art Nouveau” style villa, a modern 4-star hotel and a 9-hole golf course that expands throughout the vineyards.

The Bollina winery is completely renovated and has some of the most advanced techniques, systems and instruments in modern winemaking.

Andrea Bernardini is a passionate consultant winemaker who has hit numerous home runs. He graduated from Pisa, one of the best schools of oenology in Italy, in 2007. He earned his chops at Poggio Bonelli and Ruffino in Tuscany and trained in South Africa, Romania and Greece. After several years of experience, he is now a flying winemaker blending tradition and modern techniques to obtain high-quality wines with respect to the expression of the different grapes and terroir in which he works.