Tenuta Sette Ponti Crognolo 2014

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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%
  • js93

James SucklingBright and aromatic with rose, blueberry and currant character. Medium to full body, very fine tannins and a beautiful finish. Such finesse and beauty. Impressive for the vintage.

  • ws91

Wine SpectatorA rich, round version, boasting cherry, plum and earth aromas and flavors. Balanced, turning grainy in texture on the finish, where spice accents emerge. Drink now through 2022. 12,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, November 15, 2016