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776. 2009 L FRANC, Proprieta Sperino. Piedmont, Italy
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Area: The estate is in Lessona, a little-known area in northern Piedmont, in the foothills of the Alps. The grapes for this wine came specifically from the Ormeggio and Castagnola vineyards in Lessona
Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Franc, matured in French oak (50% new) for 22 months
Producer: Paolo de Marchi, of famous Tuscan estate Isole e Olena, inherited this small 7 hectare estate in his native Piedmont from his grandfather. His son Luca is now based at Sperino
Old Bridge Rating: Powerful but not over-blown. Bordeaux meets Tuscany - this is fascinating
£79.50 per bottle
This wine does not qualify for a further case discount
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.