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Domaine Comte Abbatucci

Ministre Impérial - 2017 - Jean-Charles Abbatucci - Magnum

A powerful nose, with notes of red fruits and blackcurrant. A complex palate, with subtle notes of smoke and minerals, elegant tannins and a long finish. A cuvée de garde, intended for laying down, with wood aromas present in its youth. 

Size
150 cl
Original features
Biodynamic wine
Appellation
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
14 %
To drink from
2020 to 2029
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€129.00
VAT included

A blended cuvée (prepare yourself): Morescola, Morescono, Aleatico, Carcajolo Nera, Montanaccia, Sciacarello and Nielluccio, grown ongranite sands. The vines are 60 years old and farmed biodynamically (certified DEMETER since 2000), with horse ploughing, green cover between the rows, and sheep grazing through the winter. Vinification: hand picking, low yields, destemming, cap punching over 15 days, maturation in 600-litre barrels that have seen several wines. Light filtration, sensible use of sulphur. A cuvée for connoisseurs, only 2000 bottles produced.

Jean-Charles Abbatucci

Jean-Charles Abbatucci

Jean-Charles Abbatucci is the man at the head of this historic estate in southern Corsica, in the heart of the Taravo valley. Domaine Comte Abbatucci’s 18 hectares have been cultivated biodynamically since 2000, certified by DEMETER. The environment surrounding its vineyards is exceptional, if not unique, in Corsica. Which is also why the site was chosen to host the Isle of Beauty’s...

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