Collazzi

Toscana Rosso IGT – 2016

Region: ITALY - TUSCANY

Collazzi

Villa Collazzi is one of the most impressive estates in all of Tuscany. This architectural landmark was originally designed by Michelangelo in 1560 for his friend, Agostino Dini. It offers commanding views of the surrounding countryside. I Collazzi is a property of the Marchi brothers, Carlo and Bona. During the last decade the Marchi brothers invested heavily in the development of Collazzi’s farming business, renewing the vineyards and restructuring the cellar, with the goal of producing excellent wines.

Reviews

95 Points

Flowers and citrus fruit with currants and cherries on the nose, following through to a full body, yet very tight and precise with compact tannins and fresh, energetic finish.  Tasty.  Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.  Drink after 2021.

jamessuckling.com, November, 2019
93 Points

The 2016 Collazzi is bold, juicy and super-expressive. Black cherry, leather, smoke, grilled herbs, iron, menthol, licorice and mocha are all laced together in a very pretty, expressive wine with tons of character and personality. The blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot works nicely.  2021 – 2031

Vinous - Antonio Galloni, August, 2019
92 Points

The Collazzi 2016 Collazzi is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot available in a large production of 60,000 bottles made annually. This is a balanced vintage with fresh fruit aromas of blackberry and wild cherry presented in a clear and linear manner. The wine is softly tannic and mildly structured, with good length. 2021 – 2030

© Wine Advocate, March, 2021
91 Points

Subtle aromas of forest floor, violet and pipe tobacco mingle with a balsamic whiff of camphor in this blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The elegantly structured palate offers dried cherry, cassis and star anise before a coffee bean close. Polished, fine-grained tannins provide support. Drink through 2026.

Wine Enthusiast, July, 2021