IRT-049

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

95% Sangiovese, 5% Colorino from 40 year old vines grown in 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:
2004
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
IGT Tuscany
Variety:
Sangiovese
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750
Import Partner:
Indigenous Selections
UPC:
8022252310456

Tasting Notes

A gorgeous, sleek wine laced with dark red cherries, kirsch, menthol, pine, spices, and fresh acidity.  Sweet floral notes wrap around the silky finish.

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Press & Reviews

Spectator

Score:
91
Date:
2007-12-31