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Bolgheri Superiore D.O.C.

Cabernet Sauvignon 65%, Merlot 25%, Cabernet Franc 10%


This is Poggio al Tesoro’s flagship wine, produced with the best grapes from the parcels on the estate. Since its creation with vintage 2003, it has garnered numerous awards from both the Italian and the international press. It has become a real Bolgheri classic in a very short space of time. This is a new kind of Supertuscan, successfully expressing the richness of an extraordinary territory, combining tension, complexity and great finesse.

Climate Trend


The winter of 2008/2009 was harsh and rainy. The rainfall accumulation meant there were sufficient water reserves for the summer. A hot spring without excessive temperature changes ensured uniform and regular budding, an important foundation for the entire vegetative phase. A very hot summer with little rainfall allowed the grapes to ripen in perfect health and quality.

grape varieties

grape varieties

Mainly Cabernet Sauvignon with additional Merlot and a small quantity of Cabernet Franc

soil characteristic

vineyard location

Via Bolgherese, Cabernet Sauvignon (3.00 ha – 7.40 ac); Le Sondraie, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon (12,00 ha – 29.65 ac)


At the end of August for Merlot, followed by Cabernet Franc (mid-September) and ending with Cabernet Sauvignon at the end of September



750 ml • 1,5 L • 3 L


Grapes are de-stemmed then soft pressed to partially rupture of the berries


22 months in 225 litres French oak barriques (70% new, 30% second use)


In temperature controlled stainless steel tanks

malolactic fermentation

Carried out naturally in barriques in November

Honors and Awards