The winemaker from Baron Rothschild-Lafite, Christian Le Somme, visits once a month and, by working closely with Alessandro Cellai (from Castellare di Castellina) they are able to maintain the essential Italian character of Tuscany, through the plantings of Sangiovese combined with the power and mid-palate weight of Cabernet and Merlot.
Aromas and flavours of berries, plums, liquorice and warm spice. A velvety mouthfeel and generous finish
A collaboration between the people behind iconic Tuscan winery Castellare di Castellina and leading French wine brand Domaines Barons de Rothschild-Lafite, Rocca di Frassinello was born out of a desire to bring together Castellare’s experience in cultivating Sangiovese with Lafite’s long standing knowledge of classical French varieties like Cabernet, Merlot and Syrah. Situated between Gavorrano and Ribolla in the Grosseto province in Maremma, the soils have similar characteristics to.. read more