Grape Variety: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Agricoltori Chianti Geografico
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium minus garnet in colour with a medium+ intensity on the nose.
Positives: Cedar, sour cherry, truffles, oregano, Thai basil, cassis, plum, blackberry, tamarind, leather & a touch of spinach. Medium body with high tannins, medium to medium+ acidity with a long length.
Interesting Point: I would have never guessed this wine as Merlot.
Drink now or over the next 5 years, but right now pair it with a high protein meal to break down the tannins.
Tasted: 1 July 12
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5/10, Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4