Grape Variety: 80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon & Canaiolo
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Carmignano, Tuscany
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium minus intense nose.
My new favourite wine to pair with pizza
Positives: This wine features cedar, sour cherry, Bing cherry, oregano, sage, rosemary, raspberry, leather, graphite & fresh cut carnations. Medium body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Drink now or over the next 5 years on its own or pair it with pizza.
Interesting Point: Tasted the wine from the smaller Chianti/Zinfandel wine glass & the larger Cabernet Sauvignon glass; in the Cab glass it was dull & muted, while shined in the Chianti glass.
Tasted: 17 January 2014
Score: 9/10, Value: 9+/10 Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4