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San Leonardo 2004, Tenuta San Leonardo (Italy)

San Leonardo 2004

Tenuta San Leonardo (Italy)

(Trentino)
Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Carménère (20%), Cabernet Franc (10%), Merlot (10%)
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(Trentino) San Leonardo shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas which start with hints of black currant, black cherry and plum followed by aromas of violet, blueberry, vanilla, tobacco, bell pepper, raspberry, pink pepper, cocoa, cinnamon and eucalyptus. The mouth has excellent correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is very persistent with long flavors of black currant, black cherry and plum. A well made wine. San Leonardo ages for 24 months in barrique followed by 12 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Stewed and braised meat, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

August 2009


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Score:  06/15/2010 22:12:33
A magnificent and outstanding wine! Everything is impeccable in this wonderful wine, from appearance to finish.
A truly rich nose of berries and spices, chocolate and eucalyptus, where you can tell it is a classical Bordeaux blend with a touch of elegance and class.
Complex taste with a full body, balanced tannins and a very very long finish. The best Italian wine ever!
Cathy

Place of Tasting: San Francisco
Price: $ 50.00




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