Fattoria La Torre Super Tuscan ‘Esse’ Syrah Toscana 2012
By James Suckling
FATTORIA LA TORRE SYRAH TOSCANA ESSE
Date: August 5th, 2015
A soft and velvety red with lots of meat, berry and spice character. Hints of cedar and balsamic vinegar. Full-bodied, so delicious and rich. Drink now.
By Wine Spectator
FATTORIA LA TORRE Syrah Toscana Esse 2012
Release Price: $80
Issue: Web Only - 2016
Dense and meaty, boasting blackberry, cassis and violet flavors. Spice and iron notes emerge as this unfolds to a lingering aftertaste of fruit and black pepper. Best from 2018 through 2024. -BS
Fattoria La Torre
'Esse' Red 2012
Grapes: 100% Syrah
Appellation: Toscana IGT
Ruby red color. Fragrance red berry fruit, cherries, black berries and mint character. It is an aromatic wine, bold, well-structures yet balanced and harmonious. It has cherry and mint characters with firm tannins.
Harvesting method manual in boxes, Destemming and pressing soft, Fermentation period 7/10 days, Carbonic maceration Oak tanks 10/15 days, Malolactic fermentation barriques, Aging 18 months in new barriques, aging in bottles 12 months.
Excellent accompaniment for pastas with red sauce, such as Bolognese sauce. Also magnificent with roasted red meats.
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