Eye - Medium to deep purple colour with a hint of brick red at the rim.
Nose - Really ripe on the nose with classic Sangiovese aromas of black cherry stone, blackberry, pepper, leather and above all a herbal, oregano edge. Also some new oak from the aging. Fine yet complex.
Palate - The palate is supple and smooth on the attack, velvety and fruity with redcurrant jam and strawberry. It then fills out in the mid-palate and finishes with all the herbal elegance of top Sangiovese overlain with a touch of new oak. Creamy and long
FRESCOBALDI WINERY 2007 FRESCOBALDI CHIANTI RUFINA MONTESODI
"Opulent and generous, with loads of blueberry and toasty oak character. Full and velvety. Needs time. Best after 2011." Wine Spectator 92 points
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