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2017 Sette Ponti Italian (Tuscany) Red "Crognolo"

Sette Ponti 2017 Crognolo

Winery: Sette Ponti

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Crognolo"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 100% Sangiovese

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Toscana

State or country: Italy

Price: $45

Cases produced: 7,500

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: March 1, 2020

Wine Review: This bright red colored wine from Sette Ponti opens with a mild cedar and wild strawberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced and very friendly. The flavor profile is a mild cedar influenced plum with notes of fine minerality. I also detected hints of five spice and red cherry. The finish is rather dry and its tannins build up and stick around for quite a while. This wine paired well with my fork tender slow braised beef with shallot, carrot, garlic and Burgundy mushroom ragu tossed with rigatoni pasta. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Intense ruby red color is the prelude to a full bouquet of ripe cherry and berries well-blended with spicy notes that give class and complexity. Full bodied, well-balanced and vibrant on the palate, well rounded tannins and depth. Delicious with full flavored meats and roasts.

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