On the Bolgherese provincial road, in the heart of the best production of Bolgheri wines, the Folonari family cultivates about 17 acres of Merlot destined for the production of Baia al Vento. It is a vineyard characterised by soils rich in minerals and iron that give the wine structure, elegance and abundance of aroma.

Tasting Note

This wine, characterized by a remarkable density, combines its impenetrable dark color with very rich scents blending blackcurrant and blackberries jam, with savage tones of black truffle. On the palate its volume is exceptional, opulent, with very subtle tannins.

Food Pairing

Pairs well with meats. At “Villa di Nozzole” its preferred pairing is with wild boar stew.

Unique Selling Points
  • Grapes coming from the best vineyards of the estate, in Bolgheri district.
  • Grown from clay-loam soils rich in skeletral material.

About the Grape

Merlot makes plump, succulent wines to drink young or opulently massive wines for aging. Has silky, blackberry and currant fruit, with spice, earth, tobacco and chocolate notes, and soft tannins.
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc usually shows tart red cherry and wild currant aromas and flavors with an herbal, spicy character. In the Loire, esp. Chinon and Saumur-Champigny, this grape shows firm minerality.
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