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‘Sassontino 10 Year Release’, Casanova della Spinetta [wood]

95% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino from 50 year old vines grown in sandy calcareous soil with ocean sediments.  Alcoholic fermentation occurs over 6-8 days followed by malolactic fermentation in oak.  Aged 12-14 months in new, medium-toast French oak barrels, then transferred to stainless steel vats for 3 months before bottling. Unfined/Unfiltered. Wine rests in the bottle until the 10 year anniversary of the harvest!

Producer:
Vintage:
2006
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
IGT Tuscany
Variety:
Sangiovese
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750
Import Partner:
Indigenous Selections
UPC:
8022252310647

Tasting Notes

Dark black cherries, flowers, mint, and spice on the nose.  The palate has fabulous concentration and depth, with just enough tannin and aromatic complexity to balance the fruit and acidity.  Elegant black cherry fruit is layered into the persistent finish.

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
93+
Date:
2018-08-31