Tolaini Valdisanti 2015 - The Grape Tray

Tolaini Valdisanti 2015

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Tolaini Valdisanti 2015
$26.99
$25.64

SKU 3001

750ml

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Winery Notes:

Youthful, rich dark fruit, berry and cassis aromas meld with notable French oak  spice. On the palate, Valdisanti is full-bodied with deep but reserved fruit flavors framed by rich oak. The excellent balance of fruit intensity with fine tannins indicates a cellar worthy wine. Note: Some sediment may occur in the bottom of the bottle as the wine is not filtered.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico
Brand Tolaini
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Wine SpectatorRipe, packed with black cherry, blackberry, violet, iron and spice aromas and flavors, this red is muscular and sophisticated. Beefy tannins shore this up, along with fresh acidity and a detailed aftertaste. Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2020 through 2028. 8,300 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, November 30, 2017
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James SucklingAromas of blackcurrant, blackberry and Chinese black tea. Full body with round and chewy tannins. A bit tight and lean but I like the focus and intensity for the vintage. Drink now.

August 28, 2017
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Wine AdvocateThe 2014 Valdisanti is a rich and generous expression. The base of the wine is Cabernet Sauvignon (75%), but Sangiovese (20%) and Cabernet Franc (5%) both play important supporting roles adding acidity and structure respectively. The wine wraps thickly over the palate with dense textual richness and generous flavors of blackberry, spice and cured tobacco. There is a pretty note of sweetness on the close that resembles candied fruit or cherry liqueur. Some 106,000 bottles were produced in this vintage.

Monica Larner, October 31, 2017