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Andrea Franchetti: Obituary

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Andrea Franchetti, one of the most talented and visionary italian producers, has died at the age of 72 in Rome. In 30 years exactly, he positioned his superTuscan Trinoro among the top italian references, producing a wine with stylish elegance and outstanding potential for ageing. Franchetti’s bordeaux blends were without the over-extractions that were on-trend in the 2000s, nor the excess of fruit following phenolic maturity. He followed a precise idea to produce classic wines for the long haul, able to express as much complexity as possible from their terroir. But despite his classical leanings, Franchetti was one of the first viticulturists to bet on Cabernet Franc under [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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