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Tenute Folonari

Tuscany (Italy)


Wines Reviewed: 22
Average Score: ✧✧✧✧

B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot 2016 B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot 2016
B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Sangiovese - Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Sangiovese - Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2003 Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2003
Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2016 Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2016
Bolgheri Vermentino Campo al Mare 2016 Bolgheri Vermentino Campo al Mare 2016
Brunello di Montalcino La Fuga 2000 Brunello di Montalcino La Fuga 2000
Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2013
Cabreo Il Borgo 2001 Cabreo Il Borgo 2001
Cabreo Il Borgo 2015 Cabreo Il Borgo 2015
Cabreo La Pietra 2003 Cabreo La Pietra 2003
Cabreo La Pietra 2014 Cabreo La Pietra 2014
Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Giovanni Folonari Tenuta di Nozzole 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Giovanni Folonari Tenuta di Nozzole 2013
Chianti Classico Nozzole 2015 Chianti Classico Nozzole 2015
Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2001 Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2001
Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2013 Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2013
Colli Orientali del Friuli Tocai Tenuta di Novacuzzo 2004 Colli Orientali del Friuli Tocai Tenuta di Novacuzzo 2004
Il Pareto Tenuta di Nozzole 2015 Il Pareto Tenuta di Nozzole 2015
Le Bruniche Tenuta di Nozzole 2016 Le Bruniche Tenuta di Nozzole 2016
Montecucco Sangiovese Vigne a Porrona 2013 Montecucco Sangiovese Vigne a Porrona 2013
Rosso di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2015 Rosso di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2015
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva TorCalvano 1999 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva TorCalvano 1999
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano TorCalvano 2014 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano TorCalvano 2014



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  B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot 2016, Tenute Folonari (Italy)  

B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot 2016

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Cabernet Sauvignon (55%), Merlot (45%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of black currant, black cherry and plum followed by aromas of violet, blackberry, blueberry and carob.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black currant, black cherry and plum.

Aged in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 14%

Cold cuts, Pasta with meat, Sauteed meat

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 17 °C
(62 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2018



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  B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Sangiovese - Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Tenute Folonari (Italy)  

B.S.T. (Baby Super Tuscan) Sangiovese - Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Sangiovese (55%), Cabernet Sauvignon (45%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧

(Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of black cherry, blueberry and black currant followed by aromas of violet, raspberry, plum and blackberry.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, blueberry and black currant.

Aged in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 14%

Cold cuts, Pasta with meat, Sauteed meat

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 17 °C
(62 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

May 2018



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  Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2003, Tenute Folonari (Italy)  

Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2003

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Bolgheri (Tuscany)
Merlot (60%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), Cabernet Franc (20%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧

Bolgheri (Tuscany) The wine shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas that start with hints of plum and black currant followed by aromas of black cherry, pomegranate, blueberry, cyclamen and vanilla. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry and plum. This wine ages for 12 months in barrique followed by 3 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms

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

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  Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2016, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Bolgheri Rosso Campo al Mare 2016

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Bolgheri (Tuscany)
Merlot (60%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), Cabernet Franc (15%), Petit Verdot (5%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Bolgheri (Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of black currant, plum and black cherry followed by aromas of violet, blueberry, pomegranate, vanilla, carob and graphite.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black currant, plum and black cherry.

12 months in cask, 3 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

Stuffed pasta, Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms

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

May 2018



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  Bolgheri Vermentino Campo al Mare 2016, Tenute Folonari (Italy)  

Bolgheri Vermentino Campo al Mare 2016

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Bolgheri (Tuscany)
Vermentino
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧

Bolgheri (Tuscany)
Brilliant straw yellow and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of apple, citrus fruits and plum followed by aromas of pear, hawthorn, pineapple, almond and mineral.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, agreeable.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, pear and pineapple.

4 months in steel tanks.


Alcohol: 12.5%

Pasta with crustaceans, Risotto with fish, Fried fish, Dairy products

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 11 °C
(51 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

May 2018



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  Brunello di Montalcino La Fuga 2000, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Brunello di Montalcino La Fuga 2000

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany) This Brunello di Montalcino shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of black cherry, plum and violet followed by aromas of blueberry, licorice, tobacco, cocoa, cinnamon, vanilla and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack and pleasing roundness, however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, plum and blueberry. A well made wine. This Brunello di Montalcino ages for 36 months in cask and for 12 months in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

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  Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2013, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2013

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany)
Brilliant ruby red and nuances of orange red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of plum, black cherry and dried violet followed by aromas of raspberry, toffee, tobacco, vanilla, cocoa, carob, licorice, cinnamon, incense, leather and menthol.

Tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, black cherry and raspberry.

24 months in cask.


Alcohol: 14%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

May 2018



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  Cabreo Il Borgo 2001, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Cabreo Il Borgo 2001

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Sangiovese (70%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Tuscany) This wine shows an intense 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 cherry, plum and black currant followed by aromas of blueberry, violet, vanilla, tobacco, licorice, leather, pink pepper and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, plum and black currant. Cabreo il Borgo ages for 16-18 months in barrique followed by at least 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

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  Cabreo Il Borgo 2015, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Cabreo Il Borgo 2015

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Sangiovese (70%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Tuscany)
Brilliant ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of black cherry, plum and black currant followed by aromas of violet, blueberry, raspberry, chocolate, vanilla, tobacco, mace, pink pepper, leather and eucalyptus.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, plum and black currant.

18 months in barrique, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

May 2018



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  Cabreo La Pietra 2003, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Cabreo La Pietra 2003

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Chardonnay
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Tuscany) This wine shows a brilliant straw yellow color and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas that start with hints of apple, banana and vanilla followed by aromas of pineapple, acacia, hawthorn, pear, grapefruit, plum and hazelnut. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a crisp attack and pleasing roundness, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of banana, pear and pineapple. A well made wine. Cabreo La Pietra ages for 8 months in barrique followed by at least 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Roasted white meat, Roasted fish, Broiled crustaceans, Stuffed pasta

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature White Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Bodied and Mature White Wines)

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  Cabreo La Pietra 2014, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Cabreo La Pietra 2014

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Chardonnay
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Tuscany)
Intense straw yellow and nuances of golden yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of apple, plum and banana followed by aromas of pear, grapefruit, acacia, peach, kiwi, hawthorn, butter, flint, praline, vanilla and mineral.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, banana and grapefruit.

12 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Stuffed pasta, Roasted white meat, Roasted fish, Stewed fish with mushrooms

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature White Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Bodied and Mature White Wines)

May 2018



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  Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Giovanni Folonari Tenuta di Nozzole 2013, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Giovanni Folonari Tenuta di Nozzole 2013

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of black cherry, plum and raspberry followed by aromas of violet, pomegranate, blackberry, blueberry, vanilla, cinnamon, tobacco, chocolate, mace, leather and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, plum and raspberry.

24 months in cask.


Alcohol: 14%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed and braised meat with mushrooms, Roasted meat, Cheese

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

May 2018



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  Chianti Classico Nozzole 2015, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico Nozzole 2015

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum, black cherry and violet followed by aromas of blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, vanilla, carob, tobacco and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, plum and blackberry.

12 months in barrique, 3 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14.5%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Cheese

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

May 2018



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  Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2001, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2001

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Sangiovese (90%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Chianti Classico (Tuscany) The wine shows a brilliant 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 black cherry, blackberry and plum followed by aromas of blueberry, violet, vanilla, licorice, tobacco, cinnamon, chocolate, mace and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, blackberry and plum. A well made wine. This Chianti Classico ages for 14-15 months in barrique followed by at least 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

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  Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2013, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico Riserva La Forra Tenuta di Nozzole 2013

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Sangiovese (95%), Cabernet Sauvignon (5%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Chianti Classico (Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of black cherry, plum and black currant followed by aromas of violet, blueberry, vanilla, tobacco, chocolate, cardamom, licorice, leather, cinnamon and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of plum, black cherry and black currant.

18 months in cask, at least 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Roasted meat, Stewed and braised meat with mushrooms, Cheese

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

May 2018



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  Colli Orientali del Friuli Tocai Tenuta di Novacuzzo 2004, Tenute Folonari (Italy)  

Colli Orientali del Friuli Tocai Tenuta di Novacuzzo 2004

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Colli Orientali del Friuli (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Tocai Friulano
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧

Colli Orientali del Friuli (Friuli-Venezia Giulia) The wine shows a pale straw yellow color and nuances of greenish yellow, very transparent. The nose denotes intense, clean and pleasing aromas which start with hints of peach and pear followed by aromas of broom, apple, hawthorn, almond and pineapple. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of peach, pear and almond. This wine ages for at least 4 months in steel tanks followed by at least 2 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Fish and crustaceans appetizers, Risotto with fish and crustaceans, Sauteed fish

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

December 2005



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  Il Pareto Tenuta di Nozzole 2015, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Il Pareto Tenuta di Nozzole 2015

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Cabernet Sauvignon
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of ruby red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant, starts with hints of black currant, black cherry and plum followed by aromas of violet, blueberry, raspberry, tobacco, vanilla, rhubarb, cocoa, graphite, licorice, leather and eucalyptus.

Tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black currant, black cherry and plum.

18 months in barrique, at least 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 15%

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)

May 2018



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  Le Bruniche Tenuta di Nozzole 2016, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Le Bruniche Tenuta di Nozzole 2016

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

(Tuscany)
Chardonnay
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

(Tuscany)
Brilliant straw yellow and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of apple, banana and plum followed by aromas of citrus fruits, pear, hawthorn, peach, kiwi, vanilla and praline.

Crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of apple, banana and plum.

6 months in barrique, at least 2 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 13%

Stuffed pasta, Stewed fish with mushrooms, Roasted white meat, Roasted fish

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature White Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Bodied and Mature White Wines)

May 2018



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  Montecucco Sangiovese Vigne a Porrona 2013, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Montecucco Sangiovese Vigne a Porrona 2013

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Montecucco Sangiovese (Tuscany)
Sangiovese (95%), Colorino (5%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Montecucco Sangiovese (Tuscany)
Intense ruby red and nuances of garnet red, little transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of plum, black cherry and violet followed by aromas of blueberry, blackberry, chocolate, vanilla, mace, tobacco and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, plum and blueberry.

12 months in cask, 4 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 14%

Stuffed pasta, Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Cheese

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

May 2018



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  Rosso di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2015, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Rosso di Montalcino Tenuta La Fuga 2015

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Rosso di Montalcino (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Rosso di Montalcino (Tuscany)
Brilliant ruby red and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of black cherry, plum and dried violet followed by aromas of raspberry, dried rose, cinnamon, chocolate, vanilla, tobacco and thyme.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing crispness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, plum and raspberry.

6 months in steel tanks, 6 months in cask, 2 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 13.5%

Stuffed pasta, Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms, Roasted meat

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

May 2018



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  Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva TorCalvano 1999, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva TorCalvano 1999

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Tuscany)
Prugnolo Gentile (90%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Tuscany) This wine shows an intense 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 cherry, plum and black currant followed by aromas of blackberry, violet, licorice, tobacco, vanilla, pink pepper, chocolate and mace. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, plum and black currant. A well made wine. This Nobile di Montepulciano ages for 24 months in cask followed by at least 6 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

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  Vino Nobile di Montepulciano TorCalvano 2014, Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano TorCalvano 2014

Tenute Folonari (Italy)

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Tuscany)
Sangiovese
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Tuscany)
Brilliant ruby red and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency.

Intense, clean, pleasing and refined, starts with hints of black cherry, plum and violet followed by aromas of raspberry, rose, vanilla, tobacco, chocolate, cinnamon and menthol.

Properly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness.

Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry, plum and raspberry.

20 months in cask, 6 months in bottle.


Alcohol: 13.5%

Game, Roasted meat, Stewed and braised meat

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

May 2018


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