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2015 Poggio al Tesoro Italian (Tuscany) Red "Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia"

Poggio al Tesoro 2015 Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia

Winery: Poggio al Tesoro

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bolgheri Superiore Sondraia"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot & 10% Cabernet Franc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Bolgheri

State or country: Italy

Price: $85

Cases produced: 3,333

KWG Score: 95 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Excellent (94)

Review date: October 18, 2019

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Cabernet based wine from Italy opens with a very fragrant reduced red currant bouquet with hints of craisin, rosemary, coconut and strawberry licorice. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and rich. The flavor profile is a tasty mineral influenced red currant, craisin and oak blend with a hint of coconut towards the end. The finish is dry and its moderate well-managed tannins and fruit flavors drift away nicely. This Excellent wine would pair well with a filet mignon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: After just a few vintages Sondraia has become a classic in the Bolgheri area, thanks to a style that seeks a powerful profile but with harmony and finesse. Perfectly ripe grapes and painstaking work in the cellar yield a wine with intense notes of fresh fruit and herbs which follow through on the palate, where the wine opens up with great class and silky smoothness. A natural match with char-grilled meats, particularly beef. It is also recommended with osso buco.

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