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Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni 2012

$20.99

SKU 12758

750ml

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Tenuta Frescobaldi 2012 is purplish with ruby-red highlights. The intesne and persistent nose opens with notes of blueberry and cherry. Floral notes of rose follow, and spicy scents of black pepper, chocolate and jus de viande. The tannin texture is very dense; generous body. The finish is dominated by very, but not overly, ripe fruit and sustained by a vivacious vein of acidity. Serving Suggestions: Ideal with game such as hare and boar, with roasted or sautéed beef, roast of pork, as well as with full-flavoured cheeses..
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Brand Marchesi de' Frescobaldi
Alcohol/vol 13%
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Wine SpectatorA good dose of new oak and tense tannins make this red lean and angular, with cherry and berry flavors allied to firm tannins. Moderately long. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese. Best from 2017 through 2023. 35,556 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, July 31, 2015