Clos Marfisi - Patrimonio Rouge "Ravagnola" 2021 VDF 750ml (11-14% ABV)

Clos Marfisi - Patrimonio Rouge "Ravagnola" 2021 VDF 750ml (11-14% ABV)

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decant for 1 hour to let this open up

heady and dense, almost opaque core with dark ruby rim, smoky, spicy, figs, brambly dark fruit, stony minerality, full bodied, velvety, stewed cherries, well structured, powerful and warming finish

for fans of Brunello, Valpolicella Ripasso, bigger styles of Chateauneuf du Pape, etc.

region: Corsica, France

varietal: 100% Niellucciu

style: red

farming & cellar: from 20 year old vines trained Gobelet. West-facing slopes looking out over the ocean, soils are silt and clay on limestone. Destemmed, no food treading, 15 days maceration, light daily pumpovers, pressed and aged in tank for two years before bottling.

pairing: Agneau Corse (Corsican lamb) Usually slow roasted with whole garlic cloves, fresh rosemary and potatoes, this traditional dish seldom needs accompaniments!