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2009 Monteverro Italian (Tuscany) Red "Terra di Monteverro"

Monteverro 2009 Terra di Monteverro

Winery: Monteverro

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Terra di Monteverro"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Cabernet Franc, 15% Merlot, & 5% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Toscana

State or country: Italy

Price: $80

Cases produced: 2,750

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: November 14, 2012

Wine Review: This opaque and murky dark ruby colored wine from Toscana is a fruit bomb. It opens with fragrant red currant and pomegranate bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium to full-bodied, fruit forward and savory. The flavor profile is a mild mineral infused ripe red currant with notes of dried cherries and black plum. It also detected a touch of strawberry licorice, old oak, and craisin. The finish is dry and its dusty mild tannins are food friendly. I would pair this wine veal scaloppini. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: COLOR: Deep, black cherry with a touch of a bright, shiny red. ON THE NOSE: Fresh herbs like thyme and rosemary with hints of mint, blueberries, pickled cherry, prune, tobacco leaves and cured meat. ON THE PALATE: Soft, yet vibrant entrance evolving on a framed mouthfeel with blackberries and blueberries, lingering on chocolate covered cherries.

Organic status: not organic

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