Cost: $21.99 Cayman Islands
Grape Variety: Sangiovese
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: Blackbeard’s, Cayman Islands
Region: Maremma, Tuscany
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Morellino Di Scansano
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium to light ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
A new Sangiovese favourite of mine due to its smoothness
Positives: This complex wine features sweet cherry tobacco on the nose, light oak, sour and dark cherry, prunes, boysenberry, white pepper & thyme. Medium body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a fairly long length.
Interesting Note: Thanks to Roberto from Blackbeard’s for recommending the wine.
Drink now or in the next 5-7 years on its own or pair it with New York style pizza.
Tasted: 9 March 2014
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9+/10, Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+