Colore 2021 – Bibi Graetz.
Bibi Graetz’s dedication to his craft has earned him a place among the foremost winemakers in Italy and beyond. His wines have graced the tables of the world’s most discerning connoisseurs and have been praised by critics for their elegance, complexity, and ability to evoke a sense of place. With every vintage, Bibi Graetz Winery continues to captivate the senses, leaving an indelible mark on the world of wine.
In this review it is time for the latest vintage produced by Bibi and his team. Earlier we reviewed Bibi’s 2021 Testamatta and in this review we are discussing the 2021 Colore, Testamatta’s big brother.
About the Winery
As you journey through the enchanting landscapes of Tuscany, a visit to Bibi Graetz Winery promises an experience that transcends wine tasting – it is a glimpse into the soul of an artist, a visionary, and a winemaker whose passion has given rise to wines that are nothing short of extraordinary.
One of the most distinctive features of Bibi Graetz wines is the artistic labels that adorn their bottles. Bibi himself creates these labels, infusing each one with his artistic flair. The labels serve as a visual representation of the wine’s personality and story, reinforcing the connection between art and wine that defines the winery’s identity.
About the Wine
Bibi Graetz Colore 2021. A Burst of Energy and Elegance.
In the world of wines, Bibi Graetz’s Colore is a dazzling gem that captivates the senses with its remarkable energy and liveliness. From the first pour, it exudes an inviting aroma of violets and wild cherries, setting the stage for a delightful journey through its layers of flavors.
The initial sip reveals a symphony of red fruit flavors that dance on the palate, reminiscent of succulent wild cherries and a hint of orange zest. This vivacious blend of flavors creates a harmonious play between the sweet and the tangy, adding an exciting twist to the tasting experience.
The elegance of the 2021 Colore is undeniable. Its earthy undertones add depth to the wine, grounding the vibrant fruitiness in a refined and balanced profile. As the wine envelops your palate, the delineated mouthfeel takes center stage, offering a sensory exploration that is both captivating and indulgent.
The fine tannins, like a gentle embrace, contribute to the wine’s overall structure, enhancing its texture and providing a velvety touch. This interplay between the tannins and the vibrant fruit notes showcases the winemaker’s skill in crafting a wine that is both powerful and graceful.
The grand finale of Bibi Graetz’s 2021 Colore is a fruit-driven finish that lingers gracefully on the tongue. The enchanting notes of cherries persist, creating a satisfying and memorable conclusion to every sip. This wine effortlessly showcases the pure essence of the fruit, allowing the cherry notes to shine through with an inviting intensity.
In conclusion, the 2021 Colore is a masterful composition that seamlessly blends energy, liveliness, and elegance. With its captivating violet and wild cherry aromas, rich red fruit flavors, and hints of orange zest, it offers a sensory journey that is both invigorating and refined. The earthy undertones, delineated mouthfeel, and fine tannins contribute to a harmonious symphony of flavors and textures. The wine’s fruit-driven finish, highlighted by the persistent cherry notes, leaves a lasting impression that resonates long after the final sip.
Bibi Graetz Colore 2021 is a true testament to the artistry of winemaking, offering a remarkable experience that wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike will undoubtedly cherish. We happily award this pure Sangiovese with a 98-point DWA score.
Tuscany, a Journey through Five Lenses
To learn more about Bibi Graetz and his wine follow out Tuscan project: Tuscany, a Journey through Five Lenses. In this project we travel through one of the most exciting parts of Italy and show its different faces interpreted through leading wineries. We do this through wine reviews, background articles and interviews.
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Taste date: August 2023
Score: 98/100 DWA Score
Website: Bibi Graetz