Cost: $117.99 (Cayman Dollars) Sale for January $80.99 [LCBO $179.95]
Grape: Sangiovese
Category: Red Wine
Location Jacques Scott Wines & Spirits, Cayman Islands
Country: Italy
Region: Montalcino, Tuscany
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Gaja
Alcohol: 15% Alcohol/Vol.

Is there something beyond delicious?

Description: Deep ruby to garnet in colour with a medium+ nose. This complex wine features cedar, pine needles, wild cherry, cranberry, boysenberry, mulberry, roasted red peppers, roasted walnuts, white truffles, sage, leather, underbrush and purple lilac on the nose. Full body with medium+ tannins, good acidity, a long length and the alcohol is well integrated.

Negatives: None

Thanks to my sister-in-law; Tina for giving me this wine as my Christmas present

Drink now or in the next 15 of years on its own or pair it with prime rib au jus

Tasted: 14 January 2016

Top Pick

Score: 9.5+/10, Value: 9/10 (Sale: 9.5/10) Total: 18.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5+

LCBO: 694397 (Currently not in stores)