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2009 Rocca di Frassinello Maremma Toscana Poggio alla Guardia
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Community Tasting Notes 5
Redrunners wrote: (88 points)
August 18, 2013 - Popped and poured.
Strong fruit with blueberry, sweet and sour cherry, spice and vanilla flavors.
A little over-extracted and intense, but had with spicy pizza that worked well. Almost like a Zinfandel with intensity, but a different flavor profile.
Over-all enjoyable - worked well with food.
Good quaffer for having with pizza, barbeque or spicier meal.
Nice QPR - would buy again.
Jochems Likes this wine: (87 points)
August 12, 2013 - Dark ruby color. Full aromas of cherry and blackcurrant and some dried spices. Full bodied and balanced with some good fruit and fine tannins. Medium finish.
Well made wine with a distinct Tuscan character, slightly let down by the medium finish.
enovino Likes this wine: (89 points)
June 14, 2013 - Wow - what a QPR revelation. Had by the glass at Mes Que in Buffalo. Seeking a case for everyday drinking.
RobRhone wrote: (86 points)
December 21, 2012 - Nice food wine. Good fruit, structure without being flabby
November 28, 2012 - On my first try, I did not get the same impression that Ian D'Agata of IWC got. I thought this was light, somewhat simple and non-stimulating. I think it' was good, but certainly no where near as complex and worth of a 92 that ID gave it. Quite rare to have such a drastic different impression so I will wait for my second attempt to give it my official score. First impression ranges from 85 to 87.
Pro Reviews 2
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Ian D'Agata
August 2012 (link)
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By Antonio Galloni
Focus on Tuscany: The 2009s and 2008s (Aug 2011) (link)
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- Vintage 2009
- Type Red
- Producer Rocca di Frassinello
- Varietal SuperTuscan Blend
- Designation Poggio alla Guardia
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Italy
- Region Tuscany
- SubRegion Maremma
- Appellation Maremma Toscana
- Pending Delivery 48 (19%)
- In Cellars 133 (51%)
- Consumed 78 (30%)