SETTE meaning seven in Italian is a dream that the 7 brothers of Fratelli had. The dream came true when the vintage of 2009 gave an exceptional quality produce. Only the best grapes from Fratelli’s estate owned vineyards went into fulfilling this dream.
Piero Masi’s signature blend, SETTE is a barrel aged red wine, matured in French oak for twelve months. The combination of the unique terroir of Akluj, a beautiful vintage of 2009, the artistry and craftsmanship of Piero Masi, and the passion of Fratelli wines Family resulted in SETTE, a wine that can gracefully mature in the bottle for years.
SETTE stands in celebration and homage to everything that is possible in our vineyards. It remains an ongoing testament to Piero’s unique vision and his 50 vintages of experience and commitment to the magnificent craft of winemaking.
“SETTE can become the first Indian Icon Wine, just like Opus One of California” – Mr. Steven Spurrier- Decanter Magazine
A Sangiovese Cabernet Sauvignon based ode to Super Tuscany, SETTE is a wine of absolute quality and class. It has the potential to shape every Indian vintage, today and for generations to come.
With the belief that “wine is made in the vineyard first”, SETTE stands on three pillars of Terroir, Climate and Vineyards.
SETTE is a true manifestation of old world winemaking tradition and the vibrancy and audacity of the new. Only the best grapes from Fratelli’s estate owned vineyards are considered for this world class wine blend.
For this beautiful red wine blend, time is of the essence. Each component of SETTE is vinified separately to unearth it’s true identity and potential. Upwards of two years is spent in the finest of French oak barrels before final assembling in tank and further maturation in bottle.
60% Sangiovese / 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
SETTE 2015 is a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon from the rocky and sandy soils of Fratelli estate owned vineyards located on the right bank of the Nira River in Akluj, Maharashtra. Sangiovese provides essence with distinct raspberry and violet notes and a vibrant acidity, while Cabernet Sauvignon with its blackcurrant notes provides the backbone to SETTE, giving it a fruity character and an elegant structure ageing in French oak barrels for 14 months, merges the pleasant notes of wood with the wine, adding a balanced vanilla flavour silky tannins and a vibrant finish. Decanting it for 20-30 minutes makes it all the more pleasurable.