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Vin de Corse Sartène Rouge: Domaine Saparale 2017

A lovely briary red wine from Corsica blended from 80% Sciacarello and 20% Nielluccio - just the thing to accompany grilled red meat or a ripened Brocciu cheese.
Bottle
£17.25
Bottle (Case)
£207.00
Tasting Notes
Philippe's Vins de Corse Sartène show Corsican wines in a very pure light. The red has aromas of tapenade and wild berries and a wealth of briary hedgerow fruit flavours over a structure of fine tannins.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Corsica
Grape Variety (Cépage) Nielluccio, Sciacarello
Food & Wine Matching Pasta
Vintage 2017
Cellarage Best within 2-5 years of vintage.
Vinification The wine is vinified in stainless steel and undergoes an 8-10 month elevage in large oak barrels.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 14
Producer

Domaine Saparale

Situated near Sartène on the south west of Corsica, Domaine Saparale has been in the Farinelli family for generations and is now proudly run by Philippe Farinelli. Domaine Saparale covers 100 acres given over entirely to classic Corsican grapes—Nielluccio, Vermentino and Sciacarello. Philippe studied in Montpellier where he gained a Master’s degree in oenology and now produces strong, distinctive wines, with real local character.

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