Palafreno 2016

Toscana IGT


Palafreno is a monumental Merlot with an ethereal lightness of touch. Exclusively released in years when ripening conditions are near perfection.


  • Merlot


Delivery Information

All orders are processed from Monday to Friday. You will receive a confirmation email with all the delivery details, as soon as your package is shipped.


We deliver in Italy, including islands, for a flat rate of € 20.
We offer free shipping on orders over € 250.

United States and Canada

Delivery costs are calculated based on the quantity, weight and destination address. For an estimate, please use our shipping rate calculator in your cart. Customs clearance costs are not included and will be borne by the recipient.

Europe and rest of the world

For all other countries, orders are handled from the cellar. Please contact us at:

Delivery time

The estimated delivery time is from the date the order has shipped, not necessarily the date of the order.

Italy: 3/5 working days
Europe: 5/7 working days
United States · Canada · Outside of Europe:
15/20 working days

Delivery times are indicative only.


Palafreno benefits from about 30 minutes of gentle decanting prior to serving.

Ideal serving temperature

18–20° C (64–68° F)

Recommended glasses

Riedel Extreme Cabernet 4441/0
Riedel Performance Cabernet 6884/0
Riedel Sommelier Bordeaux Grand Cru 4400/00
Riedel Sommeliers Hermitage 4400/30
Zalto Bordeaux 11200
Organic wine certification Vegan certification

Black cherry and banana peel aromas segue to dark, brooding blackberry, plum, iron and underbrush flavors in this austere, powerful red. Dusty tannins leave a strong grip as this plays out on the long finish.

— BRUCE SANDERSON · Wine Spectator, May 2021

17.5/20 Walter Speller · Jancis Robinson

96/100 Antonio Galloni · Vinous

94/100 Bruce Sanderson · Wine Spectator

94/100 James Suckling

94/100 Falstaff

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