MONTESODI CHIANTI RUFINA

Marchesi de Frescobaldi

$82.00

Grapes: 100% Sangiovese.

Estate: Tuscany

Colour: Deep ruby.

Nose: Rich in well-ripened fruit, with blueberry, redcurrant, and cherry well in evidence, enhanced by floral notes of sweet violets and smooth vanilla,  tobacco leaf, and cocoa.

Palate: In the mouth it is intense, velvety, and well balanced. The palate  shows striking complexity, with broad, emphatic tannins. A long-lingering finish beautifully binds everything together.

Food Pairings: Roast or grilled  lamb, game birds (pheasant), pan-fried beef.

Rating: James Suckling - 92 points (2011)  

Vintage: 2011     Alcohol Content: 13.5% vol     Net Weight: 750 ml