Argentiera 2016

Balthazar 12l

Bolgheri DOC Superiore

A unique collector's item. A rare label from
a vintage that is one for the books.


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Bolgheri DOC Superiore

An exceptional vintage, a single bottle for true collectors.

Balthazar 12L, in a handmade oakwood case crafted by a local artisan
Single piece
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Vineyards & Terroir


This superb vineyard reaches 200 metres’ elevation, then swoops downwards from the hilltop towards the coast. This is the most extensive vineyard area, some 40 hectares in all, with the estate’s first plantings, in 2000. The rocky, claylimestone soils produce very impressive wine quality.



160-200 meters a.s.l.


Marl and shale with intercalation of sandstone and siliceous rocks


North / Northwest / West / Southwest / South


7,500 vines/hectare


60 quintals/hectare

Winemaking process


Harvest method: manual
Fermentation and maceration: 25 days at controlled temperature of 28-30°C, in stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation: in 225l French oak barrels
Maturation: 14-16 months in 225-litre French oak barrels
Bottle ageing: 12 months

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Useful Information

Bottle size:
Balthazar 12l

Customs duties where applicable (e.g. USA, Switzerland, Norway, UK): Not included.
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Delivery times:
Italy max. 7 working days
Europe max. 15 working days
Other countries max. 21 working days.

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