Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo
Bolgheri DOC Agapanto 2020 – Podere Conca
The Agapanto, is an Agapanthus flower belonging to the Liliaceae family, originally hailing from South Africa. The name is derived from the ancient Greek words “agape” (love) and “anthos” (flower).
This wine is a captivating blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Ciliegiolo, aged for a year in a combination of French oak barrels and tonneaux. It displays a vibrant and intense red color, while exuding predominant red fruit notes on the nose, which follow through on the palate.
With its pleasing harmony, it pairs exquisitely with cold cuts, cheeses, and lightly flavoured red meats. Its velvety smoothness and well-balanced profile make it a delightful choice for any meal.
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The center of Podere Conca Bolgheri is a 19th-century estate with traditional stone walls, adorned with red wooden doors and windows that are stylised in the company logo.
Located just a few kilometres away from the famous “Cypress Avenue” and Castagneto Carducci in the province of Livorno, Tuscany, the winery embraces a philosophy of respecting and caring for the terroir. They have adopted organic agriculture, which has been certified since 2019, and implemented practices aimed at promoting the restoration and preservation of biodiversity.
Podere Conca strives to produce wines that embody the unique character of their land, reflecting the beauty and essence of Tuscany’s countryside. The company is dedicated to crafting wines of exceptional quality, deeply rooted in tradition yet embracing sustainable practices for a promising future.
Bolgheri is a renowned wine region located on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy, famous for producing some of the finest Italian wines known for their excellence and international prestige. The area is particularly renowned for red wines made from grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Sangiovese.
Favourable climatic conditions, with a temperate Mediterranean climate and the moderating influence of the sea, create an ideal environment for grape cultivation. Bolgheri’s terroir is well-suited for the production of high-quality wines.
Among the most celebrated wines from Bolgheri are the so-called “Supertuscans,” a term coined in the 1970s to describe high-quality red wines produced in Tuscany, often combining traditional Italian grape varieties with international ones. These wines are renowned for their complexity, structure, and aging potential.
Some of the most prestigious wineries in Bolgheri include Tenuta San Guido, known for producing the famous Sassicaia, one of Italy’s most renowned wines worldwide, and Ornellaia, which produces the eponymous wine.