Cabreo Il Borgo Toscana IGT 2019 is a Super Tuscan (use of international grape varieties in Tuscany). It is produced by Tenute del Cabreo. The estate covers two areas, both in the town of Greve in Chianti.
The Cabreo production area consists of 45 hectares of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards. The name “Il Borgo” comes from the oldest village in the Chianti region (Montefioralle) which can be admired from the estate. Cabreo Il Borgo represents the dynamic tradition of the Chianti region capable of harmonizing a strong personality with an innate natural elegance. The first production of this fabulous wine dates back to 1982.
Vinification and refining
Vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 26°/28°C. Maceration on the skins for 15/18 days. Refining takes place in French oak barrels (225 litres) (30% new, 40% one-year-old, 30% two-year-old) for 16 to 18 months. Finally, the wine is refined for at least 6 months in the bottle.
An intense ruby red with garnet reflections.
Complex and fascinating aromas.
It is distinguished by a taste of fresh and crunchy fruit, a silky finish and superior persistence. Power and elegance are its salient features.
Food & wine pairing
It goes perfectly with all meat dishes, with characterful cheeses or simply in good company.
From 20 to 30 years old.