Tenuta di Trinoro Palazzi 2020

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$347.53 CAD

97 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2023

The 2020 Palazzi is 100% Merlot made according to the highest standards by a winemaker, the late Andrea Franchetti, who strived for perfection. From his beloved Tenuta di Trinoro in Sarteano, with its infinite skies and rolling landscapes, this wine shows plump fruit, blackberry, plum, spice and campfire ash. From a hot vintage, the fruit is beautifully ripened but certainly not in an exaggerated manner. The wine shows softness, tension and supple texture. This bottle awards a lot of intensity and charm. Only 5,000 were made.

Andrea Franchetti, one of the most beloved figures in Italian wine, passed away at the end of 2021 at 72 years old. Andrea created Tenuta di Trinoro, an iconic estate in Tuscany and was an Etna trailblazer. He founded Passopisciaro (now Vini Franchetti) on the Sicilian volcano. His son Benjamin Franchetti continues in his footsteps with winemakers Lorenzo Fornaini and Cologero Portanesse. Carlo Franchetti makes Pinot Noir under the name Sancaba in San Casciano dei Bagni.

- Monica Larner

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From cellar-to-cellar, or cellar to shelf, we maintain the highest standards, thanks to close relationships with the finest producers of wine across the globe, ensuring authenticity.


We maintain strict, direct, temperature- controlled delivery from the cellar to the customer, guaranteeing the integrity of each vintage’s character and flavor profile.

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