Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Montesodi 2012

Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Castello Nipozzano Montesodi 2012


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Montesodi 2012 appears a deep ruby red, with garnet highlights. Its bouquet is pronounced, crisp, and deeply fragrant, with impressions of earthy mineral complemented by aromatic herbs, liqueur cherries, sweet violets, and ginger. The palate continues the aromatic complex on the nose, and is marked by toasty, well- ripened tannins that still show a slight burr. The multi-layered finish is infused with bitter almond and hazelnut, as well as hints of strawberry-tree, orange-blossom honey, bitter-orange.
Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Tuscany
Brand Marchesi de' Frescobaldi
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • ws88

Wine SpectatorAn oaky style, with toast and smoky notes framing the black cherry, blackberry and leather flavors. Starts out fine, but turns dense and burly on the finish. Sangiovese. Best from 2017 through 2025. 450 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, October 2015