2015 Bibi Graetz Colore
Vintage : 2015
Region : Tuscany
Colore is the highest expression of Bibi Graetz dream. The drive of this wine is to create a pure excellence of Tuscany, a wine made with traditional tuscan grapes sourced from some of the oldest and rarest vineyards of the region. Sangiovese represent the structure and the power of the wine, Colorino fruits and velvety tannins, Canaiolo minerality and intensity. Only the best few barrels of the whole production will become Colore.
Winemaker’s Tasting Notes
Sangiovese 80%, Canaiolo 10%, Colorino 10% “What impress me the most of 2015 is the unique balance this vintage is able to deliver, everything is exactly how it should be, the tannins of Colorino are velvety and round, the Sangiovese has one of the highest grades of purity ever reached, and the blend with Canaiolo makes this Colore one of the best I ever made.
A winemaker can’t desire a better vintage.” Bibi Graetz Vintage 2015: the growing season 2015 will be remembered as one of the Great vintages for Tuscany and for Italy, the quality has proven to be very high all over the country, reaching phenomenal peaks in the main wine regions. The weather has played a crucial role in this success, starting from a winter with only few days of frost and few periods of extreme cold which influenced mainly the north facing vineyards. Spring had a nice balance of rain and insolation, with an early flourishing which granted a correct vegetative development and the blooming in May. Summer has been very warm till mid-august, when the heat was interrupted by few days of rain. The harvest period, which started the 26th of September and finished the last day of October, was very stable and sunny, allowing the right operations timing