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Rocca di Frassinello 2008, Rocca di Frassinello (Italy)

Rocca di Frassinello 2008

Rocca di Frassinello (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Sangiovese (60%), Merlot (20%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: Wine That Excels in Its Category

(Tuscany) Rocca di Frassinello shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas which start with hints of plum, black cherry and black currant followed by aromas of dried violet, blueberry, blackberry, vanilla, tobacco, cocoa, mace, leather and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum, black cherry and black currant. Rocca di Frassinello ages for 14 months in barrique followed by 11 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)

February 2014


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