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I Sodi di San Niccolò 2008, Castellare di Castellina (Italy)

I Sodi di San Niccolò 2008

Castellare di Castellina (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Sangiovese (90%), Malvasia Nera (10%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

(Tuscany) I Sodi di San Niccolò shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas that start with hints of black cherry, plum and blackberry followed by aromas of violet, blueberry, vanilla, tobacco, chocolate, pink pepper, leather, licorice, mace and menthol. The mouth has excellent correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is very persistent with long flavors of black cherry, plum and blueberry. I Sodi di San Niccolò ages for about 30 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)

December 2013


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