Il Botolo 2017 – Nizza

Il Botolo 2017 – Nizza

The wine has a medium intensity ruby color with garnet reflections. The first nose expresses tertiary notes of undergrowth, tobacco, wet leaves and dried flowers, which combine with the second nose with notes of sweet spices (cinnamon, toasted vanilla, ground cumin, clove, licorice and a hint of star anise), fresh and jam fruits (crushed fresh blackcurrant, morello cherry, crushed wild strawberry, raspberry coulis, fresh raspberry, blackcurrant jam, dried cranberries), wild mint and dried flowers (rose, blueberry, violet), cherry in chocolate and prunes in chocolate. The palate is savoury, juicy and offers power, a warming touch, depth and complexity. It expresses notes of crushed fresh blackcurrant, crème de cassis, crushed wild strawberry, roasted red cherry, juicy fresh morello cherry, raspberry coulis, morello cherry jam, combined with notes of dark chocolate, pepper dark, chocolate with mint, licorice with a hint of star anise, cinnamon, toasted vanilla in the background, cloves, as well as a touch of chocolate prunes, kirsch and a floral bouquet (peony, rose, violet). A powerful, warm and generous wine, with a good level of acidity and a lingering and sapid finish.

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 12/2023

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Guerin de Tourville Valentina

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Conventionnelle (Conventional Farming)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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