Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2016, Igt Toscana

Red Blend Red Blend
Tuscany, Italy

$18.95 (145920)

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Steve Thurlow
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Steve Thurlow

This is an elegant powerful fragrant red blend of cabernet sauvignon with sangiovese. Expect aromas of black cherry...

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David Lawrason
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This is a blend of cabernet and sangiovese from the Fresobaldi family's 700 year old estate in the Florentine hills....

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eruzaa
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Good deep colour just starting to fade at the rim. Spicy, minerally nose with the fruit quite ripe but starting to shift into the dried spectrum. Med-full bodied, round, spicy, juicy with the tannins still quite firm. Just starting to enter it’s drinking window I’d say and will clearly hold for several more years.

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todd10
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It had aromas of cassis along with other dark fruit. I was surprised with how balanced the wine was. I was expecting the tannin's to over power the wine for a while, but right from the start it was petty smooth. It had a nice finish best described as spiced oak. From when I first opened the bottle to my last glass about two hours later, I did not find that the wine evolved too much. I personally see no need to decant this wine.
Tasted October 2019

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