Francesco Bolla’s Poggio Verrano is an interesting estate worth keeping an eye on. The wines show consistent quality and the red blend Chance is the latest in a varied portfolio of products that show the best of southern Tuscany. The wine opens with ripe fruit aromas, cured meat and leather.
Although it is too young to drink now, the second edition of Drómos (an intricate blend of five red varieties) already boasts beautiful development with notes of blackberry, cherry fruit, smoke, granite, clove, spice with oak balance. It's smooth, creamy and mouth-wateringly succulent in the mouth.
Dròmos is a bold and masculine wine with aromas of mature black fruit, spice, moist tobacco, campfire and black granite. The wine is structured and well-etched with brawn and staying power. It tastes sweet and ripe and lasts many long seconds on the palate.
Founded in 2000, Poggio Verrano, with calcium-rich clay soils on the Tuscan coast, is one of Maremma’s most interesting wine estates. This blended red wine delivers ripe aromas of black cherry and blackberry backed by chocolate, rum cake and spice. It exhibits a tight, polished finish.
This wine has a specific point of spice at its core that is dressed in more flowing tones of herbs, pipe tobacco, molasses, leather and cherry at its perimeter. In the mouth, this blend of five grape varieties has great structure and chewy tannins.
Dròmos L’Altro is a 100% expression of Sangiovese from southern Maremma with delicate aromas of spice and cherry backed by the power and intensity of Tuscany. The wine is compact and firm in the mouth yet generous and bold at the same time.
Francesco Bolla is a man with a mission: To make the best red blend in Maremma. This beautifully balanced assembly of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Alicante and Cabernet Franc is the estate’s sole product. It has weighty plum and red cherry fruit, ground coffee bean, hay, white peppercorn, dried rose petal and leather. It is firmly tannic and persistent…
A cheerful blend of Alicante, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in equal measures, this is partially aged in oak to give the wine a zesty touch of spice behind the notes of cherry, blackberry and plum. The palate is soft, with mild structure, and it finishes chewy and fruity.