Sangiovese tasting


Tasted September 3, 2014 by asheio with 285 views

Flight 1 (3 notes)

2010 Fontodi Chianti Classico Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico DOCG
89 points
Ruby. Cherry, leather and some flesh on the nose. Medium body. Very nice acidity. Bitter cherry fruit. Quite tight, with a good amount of tannins. Some alcohol in the finish.
2010 is a great vintage.
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2012 Il Poggione (Propriet√° Franceschi) Rosso di Montalcino Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino
87 points
Light red. Candy-like cherry fruit, with some aceton. A bit shy on the nose. Quite light and juicy. Moderate fruit, but nice depth. Elegant and "traditional" style.
2010 Cafaggio Chianti Classico Villa Cafaggio Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico DOCG
87 points
Clear ruby. Deep aroma og cherry stone, yet a bit shy. Dark fruit on the palate, with some vanilla and quite some oak/wood in the finish. Generous and international style.

Flight 2 (1 note)

2007 Azienda Agricola Montevertine Toscana IGT Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT
91 points
Light red. Pure and juicy aroma of raspberries and almonds. Smooth, elegant and complex on the palate. High acidity. Some bitterness in the finish. Very long.
Pure and delicate burgund-like style.

Flight 3 (1 note)

1999 Fontodi Flaccianello della Pieve Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT Italy, Tuscany, Colli della Toscana Centrale IGT
92 points
Dark and tight color. Forest fruit, leather, pencil and some oak on the nose. Spicy and dry on the palate, very long.
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