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 Vintage2004 Label 1 of 6 
TypeRed
ProducerPoggio al Tesoro (web)
VarietyCabernet Franc
DesignationDedicato a Walter
Vineyardn/a
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
SubRegionn/a
AppellationToscana IGT

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2009 and 2016 (based on 3 user opinions)
Wine Market Journal quarterly auction price: See Poggio Al Tesoro Dedicato a Walter on the Wine Market Journal.

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 93 pts. and median of 95 pts. in 6 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by BklynNeophyte on 3/7/2014 & rated 85 points: Very rich. Not to my taste. Better with food and needs a loooonnnnnnnnggggg decant. Not like the really good francs that I like. (490 views)
 Tasted by brooklynJ&O on 1/7/2014 & rated 91 points: could a wine be any silkier? a real treat. wondering whether it could be even better with a few hours decant. (547 views)
 Tasted by winemd on 6/17/2013: Heavy fine grain sedimentation at this stage June 2013. Double decant next bottle. Maturing nicely round elegant deep black fruit flavors with ripe tannins. (754 views)
 Tasted by nubbin on 11/14/2011 & rated 96 points: Appearance: Clear, deep ruby, pale rim, legs.
Nose: medium+ intensity berries, earth, herbaceousness.
Palate: Dry, moderate acidity, medium+ acidity, moderate alcohol, medium+ body, pronounced intensity redcurrant, raspberry, baking spices, oak. Long finsih.
Outstanding quality. Age. (1560 views)
 Tasted by NeuroWine on 11/22/2009 & rated 95 points: Ruby color, very fragrant, floral, and fruit-forward. Was excellent with baked mashed potatoes with cheese and truffle oil, milder cheeses, and caramel salt chocolate. Also very nice with veg and grilled steak. As noted previously, this is a beautiful, well-balanced wine. (1875 views)
 Tasted by NeuroWine on 11/22/2008 & rated 95 points: Intense ruby. Fruit evolved nicely over about 2.5 hours. Excellent with grilled meat - flank, tongue, rib-eye marinated in a variety of ways (Japanese). Equally good with earthy vegetables - kabocha, asparagus. Very well-balanced, smooth tannins, moderate oak. Simply a beautiful wine, well-crafted. Difficult to find. (1729 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Antonio Galloni
Vinous, Exploring Maremma’s 2003 and 2004 Vintages (Feb 2007)
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CellarTracker Wiki Articles (login to edit | view all articles)

Poggio al Tesoro

Producer website

Cabernet Franc

Varietal character (Appellation America) | Wines & Vines article

Italy

Italian Wines (ItalianMade.com, The Italian Trade Commission) | Italian Wine Guide on the WineDoctor

Tuscany

Tuscany (ItalianMade.com) | Tuscany

Toscana IGT

Here is the Wikipedia entry for Toscana wine.

 
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