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Morellino di Scansano Riserva Le Sentinelle 2001, Fattoria Mantellassi (Italy)

Morellino di Scansano Riserva Le Sentinelle 2001

Fattoria Mantellassi (Italy)

Morellino di Scansano (Tuscany)
Sangiovese (85%), Alicante (15%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

Morellino di Scansano (Tuscany) The wine shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas that start with hints of black cherry, blackberry and plum followed by aromas of blueberry, violet, vanilla, tobacco, licorice, chocolate and hints of menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and pleasing crispness, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry and plum. This Morellino di Scansano ages for 20 months in barrique.

Alcohol: 13%

Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat with mushrooms, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

Issue 40, April 2006


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