Tenuta di Arceno 2015 Valadorna IGT Toscana

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The Jackson family purchased the Arceno estate in 1994. Located in the southeast corner of the Chianti Classico zone, it has an amazing 223 acres of vines. Unlike most estates in the region the grapes grown here are all Bordeaux varietals; Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. This is an ideal showcase for the incredibly talented Pierre Seillan who produces 100 point wines at the Jackson’s Verite property as well as producing Grand Cru St. Emilion at Jackson family’s Chateau Lassegue. This Super Tuscan is the top wine from the estate. Grapes for this blend are sourced primarily from the Valadorna and Capraia blocks, which produce the estate’s most complex and mineral-based expressions. The blocks are located within the cooler part of the estate, naturally irrigated by the stream that undulates through it, and feature sandy brown soils and lower yields than typical. These blocks are often the last Merlot blocks to ripen at the estate.The blend is 65% Merlot, 19% Cabernet S…

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