Red

2006 I Giusti & Zanza Dulcamara Toscana IGT

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Toscana IGT
Drink between 2012 - 2019 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 24

  • studleytrey Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 27, 2019 - 1 of only 1 for me here (do have a couple '07s), and it's drinking aged but well at this time. Still a dense ruby color to it. Aromas of black and blue fruits, maybe some dark red as well, licorice, graphite, balsamic, dark chocolate, walnut, eucalyptus, and damp earth. Medium body, medium (+) acid and finish, with flavors of dark fruits, fairly strong minerality, balsamic, and drying leather/black tea on the back end. Has a real Bordeaux vibe. Wasn't exactly sure how to pair the Tuscan balsamic sausage and grapes recipe we tried out tonight, but it worked well; otherwise I'd say steak and red meat dishes would be the call here. 90+

  • Pinoteer Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 12, 2018 - Absolutely de-e-e-licious. Just the right blend of Cabernet, Merlot, and Petit Verdot for this cowboy. Beautiful fuchsia color. I love the elderberry/mulberry fruit aspect that the PV adds. Last bottle, but I could drink this stuff every night. This is peak drinking right now, and will probably only head downhill from here. Drink in the next 3 years or so, I'd guess.

  • ecola Likes this wine: 91 points

    November 9, 2017 - Very smooth and balanced at this stage. Soft red cherry and a subtle toast factor. Drink now.

  • vinomex wrote: 90 points

    February 4, 2016 - Anything Goes When Thai Food and Wine Collide - NYC Wine Tasting Group (Kuma Inn, NY, NY): Lives up to its Bourdeaux like blend. A big solid wine, more french than italian. With about 30 mins of air, this wine was very inviting. Certainly can benefit from more time in the cellar but this one is open for business. Close to a 90.5.

  • bin905 Likes this wine: 90 points

    April 16, 2015 - Initially tight. After breathing, it opened up nicely. Rich, dark fruit and mocha flavor with serious backbone. The more I drank, the more I liked it.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer I Giusti & Zanza
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Dulcamara
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Toscana IGT
  • UPC Code 8032947480012

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 98 (39%)
  • Consumed 152 (61%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Filet Mignon w/ balsamic glaze, Florentine Porterhouse

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