This IGT Toscana (Super-Tuscan if you prefer) is always one of the gems of Tuscany, and a wine whose production is so limited that it's not often seen. Beautiful aromas of black fruit, spice, leather and earth give way to an incredibly balanced palate, with refreshing acidity, fine and well-integrated tannin and an amazingly long finish. This is exceptional, and not to be missed.
|Format:||1 x 1500ml|
|Varietal(s):||Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon|
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