2017 Tenute Del Cabreo Cabreo Il Borgo

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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WS 94

Wine Spectator, October 2020

Rich and polished, this shows a light hand with new oak. Black cherry, plum, blackberry, iron, vanilla, coffee and tobacco flavors mingle, supported by lively acidity and dense, refined tannins. Balanced and long...
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, July 2020

Dried berries, cherries, chocolate and walnuts. It’s medium to full-bodied with lightly chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Juicy consistency. Needs time to come together and show you what it has. Better after 2022.
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2021

From the estates of Ambrogio & Giovanni Folonari (with properties across Tuscany), the Tenute del Cabreo 2017 Il Borgo is a blend of mostly Sangiovese with a smaller part Cabernet Sauvignon. This is an oak-heavy wine with...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 15.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2017 Tenute Del Cabreo Cabreo Il Borgo, a remarkable red wine hailing from the picturesque region of Tuscany, Italy. Crafted with utmost care and precision by the esteemed Tenute Del Cabreo winery, this proprietary blend showcases the true artistry of winemaking.

In the glass, this wine exudes a captivating ruby hue, hinting at the depth and complexity that awaits the fortunate connoisseur. The nose is immediately greeted by an enticing bouquet of dried berries, cherries, chocolate, and walnuts, creating a symphony of aromas that dance gracefully.

Upon the first sip, the medium to full-bodied nature of this wine reveals itself, enveloping the palate with a velvety texture and lightly chewy tannins. The flavors further unfold, revealing a harmonious blend of black cherry, plum, blackberry, iron, vanilla, coffee, and tobacco. This seamless integration of flavors is a testament to the winemaker's deft touch, as each element finds its place to create a truly remarkable sensory experience.

The 2017 Tenute Del Cabreo Cabreo Il Borgo is impeccably balanced, with lively acidity providing a refreshing lift to the rich and polished profile. The dense yet refined tannins add structure and depth, guiding the wine towards a long and memorable finish.

Renowned wine critics have also recognized the exceptional qualities of this wine. James Suckling awarded it an impressive 93 points, praising its juicy consistency and suggesting that it will continue to evolve beautifully after 2022. Wine Spectator bestowed a remarkable 94 points, highlighting its delicate use of new oak and its balanced nature. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also lauded this wine, awarding it 91 points and emphasizing its robust texture and enticing flavors of blackberry, spice, leather, and tarry smoke.

With an alcohol content of 15.5%, this wine possesses the strength and character to captivate even the most discerning palates. Presented with a traditional cork closure, this bottle exudes an air of elegance and sophistication.

The 2017 Tenute Del Cabreo Cabreo Il Borgo is a true masterpiece, deserving a place of honor in any wine lover's collection. It promises to age gracefully, revealing even greater depths and nuances as the years pass. Indulge in this beauty, and let it transport you to the rolling hills of Tuscany with every sip.