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2016 Sette Ponti Italian (Tuscany) Red "Crognolo"

Sette Ponti 2016 Crognolo

Winery: Sette Ponti

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Crognolo"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 100% Sangiovese

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Toscana

State or country: Italy

Price: $40

Cases produced: 7,500

KWG Score: 92 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: June 7, 2019

Wine Review: This dark violet colored Sangiovese from Sette Ponti is very old school. It opens with an oak, black cherry and cranberry bouquet with a hint of balsamic. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a tart black cherry and oak blend with notes of balsamic. I also detected hints of red plum and thyme. The finish is dry and its flavors are nicely prolonged. This wine is built for food. I would pair it with marinated lamb kebabs. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Bright ruby red. Complex with a prevalence of small red fruits and floral notes. The body is beautifully balanced with a long finish. Delicious with full flavored meats and roasts.

Organic status: not organic

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