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Le Sughere Di Frassinello 2012

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2012 Le Sughere Di Frassinello
Maremma, Tuscany

"92 Points" - James Suckling
"90 Points" - Wine Spectator

From The Winery

Varietals:
50% Sangioveto, 25% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon
Aging Process
12 months in 225L French barriques; bottle refined for nine months.
Tasting Notes
Color: Deep ruby red
Bouquet: Le Sughere di Frassinello bursts from the glass with an exciting melange of sweet red cherries, herbs, licorice and tobacco
Flavor: It shows lovely mid-palate depth in a medium-bodied, sleek style supported by firm yet well-integrated tannins
Pairings: Ideal with all roasts, grills, barbecues, and with sautéed fillets of beef. Great with cheeses as well
Alcohol Content: 14%

From The Critics
2012 Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello Maremma Toscana DOC - 92 pts.
James Suckling, October 2014
“Baked cherry, anise and celery root. Very spicy and zesty, slightly rustic but bold and full-bodied. Should harmonize and improve by 2016.” - James Suckling

2012 Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello Maremma Toscana DOC - 90 pts.
Wine Spectator, October 2014
“This rich red is bursting with cherry, raspberry and spice flavors, matched to a bright structure. The tannins are refined and well-integrated, with moderate grip on the finish. Drink now through 2020.” -Bruce Sanderson



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