Domaine-Abbatucci-Minestre-Imperial-Rouge-Corsica-2013

Domaine Abbatucci, Minestre Imperial Rouge (Corsica), 2013

Black cherry color and ruby ​​reflections, the powerful nose evokes a touch of sour red fruits (gooseberry and blackcurrant). This wine is finely wooded, slightly smoky and contains the mineral note characteristic of the Domaine. The tannins are very elegant and the [finish] is very complex. -Winery Notes

Vines planted from 1960-1962. Cuvée’s full name is “Ministre Imperial: Jacques-Pierre-Charles Abbatucci” who was a leading military figure under Napoleon’s Premier Empire, and then became a prominent consul under Napoleon III. Grapes crushed by foot and macerated 15 days. Elevage in old 600L barrel. Vines are planted at a density of 3,500 vines per hectare, natural grass ground cover between each vineyard row. Biodynamic practices have been followed since 2000. All fruit is harvested by hand. -Importer’s Notes

Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D0535
Varietal: Other Red Wines
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: French Country
Winery: Domaine Abbatucci
UPC: 761503812919
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Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D0535
Varietal: Other Red Wines
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: French Country
Winery: Domaine Abbatucci
UPC: 761503812919
Description

Black cherry color and ruby ​​reflections, the powerful nose evokes a touch of sour red fruits (gooseberry and blackcurrant). This wine is finely wooded, slightly smoky and contains the mineral note characteristic of the Domaine. The tannins are very elegant and the [finish] is very complex. -Winery Notes

Vines planted from 1960-1962. Cuvée’s full name is “Ministre Imperial: Jacques-Pierre-Charles Abbatucci” who was a leading military figure under Napoleon’s Premier Empire, and then became a prominent consul under Napoleon III. Grapes crushed by foot and macerated 15 days. Elevage in old 600L barrel. Vines are planted at a density of 3,500 vines per hectare, natural grass ground cover between each vineyard row. Biodynamic practices have been followed since 2000. All fruit is harvested by hand. -Importer’s Notes