Original
117 Ratings
Marchesi de Frescobaldi Tenuta di Castiglioni Toscana IGT

Wine Details

Region

ToscanaTuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(2008 Vintage) A ruby red with dark, purplish highlights precedes a nose exceptional for its depth and breadth, offering a strikingly rich and diverse mosaic of aromas. A complex of black cherry, blackberry, and blackcurrant finds a beautiful foil in spicier notes of roasted coffee beans, bitter chocolate, tobacco leaf, and essence of vanilla. All of the elements blend beautifully together to create an impressive, already-evolved bouquet.

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    Here’s another rich, ripe, concentrated, impressive example of cabernet from Frescobaldi, a smart buy in previous vintages. This has lovely balance of juicy acidity, moderate alcohol, ripe but structured tannins and above average length. This is a premium wine that drinks as well as many at considerably higher prices.

    over 2 years
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    ELM brought this for a Fri @ work

    over 6 years