Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo 2013

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SKU 10440

750ml

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Made by Tenuta Sette Ponti, Crognolo is a rich and complex Super Tuscan red made from stony galestro limestone, sand and clay soils. A blend of mostly Sangiovese with a dollop of Merlot, the vines average 30 years and the wine is aged in French oak for 12-18 months. The estate lies in the heart of the Chianti zone, and Crognolo is named for a wild bush, Cornus, that grows on the estate. This wine has wonderful concentration and a multi-layered, velvety style. Thoughts of grilled Tuscan steaks with rosemary potatoes immediately leap to mind, as this big red will pair beautifully with hearty red meat dishes.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Brand Tenuta Sette Ponti
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
  • js95

James SucklingLots currants, blueberries, vanilla and floral character on the nose and palate. Full body, fine tannins and a fresh finish. Edgy contrast of acidity, ripe fruit and wood. Stylish, savory and delicious. A blend of sangiovese and merlot. One of the best values amongst Super Tuscan reds.

  • ws88

Wine SpectatorA straightforward, fluid version, exhibiting black cherry, licorice, earth and tobacco notes. The tannins lean toward the rustic side on the moderately long finish. Sangiovese and Merlot. Drink now through 2020. 7,500 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, 2016