2007 pureCru Sangio Vetta Sangiovese
California: Napa Valley
Mitch Cosentino is our best-selling winemaker for good reason; his wines always captivate our hearts - and those of our loyal Operatives.
Today’s highly recommended Mitch Cosentino-made wine is his 2007 pureCru Sangio Vetta Sangiovese. This is an expressive, spicy, approachable wine that delivers bold flavors with the sort of bright acidity that makes it an excellent companion for your Fall dining.
Built to pair with with your favorite meals, this wine is flexible enough to be served with anything from a meat lasagna to a spicy pasta dish. Drinking beautifully now, you can either enjoy this wine when you get it home, or cellar this delicious delight for a couple more years. Personally, we’ll be drinking ours over the Fall and Winter Holiday’s.
Translucent brickish edges transition to lovely garnet hues through the slightly darker heart of the wine. After spinning the wine, tall, skinny, wine-stained tear move slowly down the glass.
Perfumed and lush, with spice, earth and dark red fruit in abundance. With top notes wild strawberry, cherry liquor, candied plum and black cherry. As the wine opens, it reveals follow-on aromas of cedar, dried violets, dried orange peel and bramble.
Concentrated and full of flavor, lead by black cherry, tart red plum, boysenberry, wild strawberry, leather, black pepper and dried violets. The more you spin the wine, the more it softens, revealing follow-on notes of cedar, dried fall leaves, dried green tobacco leaf and cassis.
Slightly dry, with long sustaining red and black fruits that fade to spice, leather and tobacco. As flavors fade, a soft, mineral-rich dryness spreads slowly around the entire palate.