Tenute Del Cabreo

2010 Il Borgo

Sangiovese

Italy: Tuscany: Chianti

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$60.00
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Tasting Profile

Look:

Deep, dark garnet at its core, mellowing slightly into a lighter ruby edge.

Smell:

Rich and robust on the nose, with concentrated aromas of blackberry, plum, and black cherry elegantly laid overtop notes of aged leather, sweet cedar wood, vanilla, and clove.

Taste:

Elegant and wonderfully balanced, with the deep notes of dark fruit beautifully playing off terroir and spice. Stewed black cherry and black currant meld with flavors of sweet tobacco, aged spice box, fresh berry bramble, espresso bean, rosemary, sage, and a hint of herbal black tea.

Finish:

A truly fantastic ‘Super Tuscan’ blend, with ripe, velvety tannins leading to a well-structured and eminently satisfying finale.

Pairing:

A classic meal of beef short ribs, braised with carrots and root vegetables, served atop creamy polenta.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Giovanni and Ambrogio Folonari
Accolades
93 Points - Antonio Galloni, 91 Points - Wine Spectator, 91 Points - James Suckling
Appellation
Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Varietal Composition
70% Sangiovese: 70%, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cooperage
16 months in French oak, 60% new
ABV
14.5%

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Jun 20, 2014 at 11:59 pm
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