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Marchesi de Frescobaldi 2011 "Nipozzano Vecchie Viti Riserva" Italian (Tuscany) Red, Italy

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)
Price: $30
KWG Score: 93.5
No. Professional Ratings: 4
# of Cases: 750
This ruby colored Chianti Riserva is very good. It opens with a mild plum like bouquet with a hint of black cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and savory. The flavor profile is a tasty red plum with notes of minerality. I also detected hints of red currant and touch of cherry. The finish is very dry and its dusty oak tannins are rather sticky and linger for quite some time. This wine would pair perfectly with Braciole di Vitello. Enjoy - Ken


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