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Patrimonio, Domaine d’E Croce Yves Leccia, 2011

Rare in Singapore, an excursion out of continental France with the best appellation, Patrimonio, from the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Made with 90% Nielluciu, a local grape. Excellent and passionate winemaker nDirectly from the vineyard. Exclusively on The French Cellar

Appellation

Patrimonio appellation is located on the northern coast of the island, west of the city of Bastia, close to Saint Florent. The Niellucciu grape is the main variety.

Estate

Domaine d’E Croce consists of 15 hectares of vines on the beautiful parcels E Croce and Partinelone in the prestigious Patrimonio appellation. Patrimonio wine region is located on the northern coast of Corsica. A beautiful terroir with a microclimate from Saint-Florent gulf which gives a perfect maturity to grapes.

Robert Parker 91/100; Bettane &Desseauve 15.5/20

Grapes

90% Nielluciu and 10% Grenache.

REGION: Corsica

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Our sommelier’s comments

Ruby ​​red color with slightly purple reflections
A very nice nose, intense and complex with aromas of red fruits like raspberry and also black fruits like black currant and blackberry. Some notes of licorice as well
Delicious palate, generous and well-balanced, with smooth tannins. An impressive length
Beef stew, lamb tagine, rack of lamb, beef with oyster sauce, BBQ
Wine service temperature: 17°C .nMaturity: ready to drink, up to 10 years cellaring

Characteristics

Dry Sweet
Aromatic Very aromatic
Non fruity Very fruity
Non spicy Very spicy
Light bodied Fully bodied
Non tannic Tannic
Non oaky Oaky

 

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