2018 Guado Al Melo Rute Bolgheri Rosso DOC ~ Red Wine

2018 Guado Al Melo Rute Bolgheri Rosso DOC ~ Red Wine

Guado al Melo

$56.90

750 ml bottle

Sustainable winery

This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes from vineyards in the hills of Castagneto Carducci (Bolgheri) that run along the Tuscan coastline.

Each of the grapes is harvested and fermented separately. 12 months aging in used oak barrels and a further 12 months aging in the bottle.

It is made without correctives or additives, which would alter the original characteristics of the grapes, and is unfiltered. 

The name "Rute" derives from the word “red” in the Etruscan language. The Etruscans were the first civilization in Tuscany and the first winegrowers.

This wine has complex and interesting Mediterranean aromas, along with a bouquet of myrtle, curry plant, ripe fruit. It is very elegant, smooth, balanced, full-bodied, with and long persistence.    

It pairs beautifully with cured meats, medium or aged cheeses, hearty pasta, red meat, and flavoursome dishes.

Awards:

3 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso 2021

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  • About The Producer

The Guado al Melo winery is located in the Castagneto Carducci hills along the coast of Tuscany, in the heart of the Bolgheri DOC winemaking zone. 
The name ‘Guado al Melo’ (Ford of the Apple Tree) stretches far back in time. Indeed, the lands that comprise Guado al Melo have been dedicated to winemaking for more than 200 years. The Scienza family purchased the property in 1992 and revived the historically venerable vineyards.

Winemakers, Michele and Attilio Scienza, and their families have generations of rich, wine-growing experience and adhere to the principles of sustainable and natural agriculture. They follow traditional methods and do not utilise any additional substances or chemical interventions that can harm the natural qualities of the grapes.

Guado al Melo Guado al Melo was awarded “Up-and-Coming Winery” in the prestigious Gambero Rosso 2016 Italian wine guide.