Monday, 13 January 2014

Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2011, Igt Toscana

Tuscany, Italy
$21.95 at LCBO  (145920) 

 A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet franc, and Sangiovese.
Dark ruby red in the glass. Clean, healthy.
On the nose red fruit, cherries, baking spices, hazelnuts.
On the palate dry, medium body, strong tannins, supporting acidity. Flavors of cranberries, pomegranate, currant, plums.
Spicy hints of cinnamon and oak in the end. Nice finish.
Better to decant.
Very elegant wine!

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