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CROGNOLO 2017 IGT Toscana
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TENUTA SETTE PONTI
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Bright deep intense ruby-purple colour. Youthful, slightly spicy, intense, ripe, plummy, red cherry nose with some mineral-tinged, lovely, cedar-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, harmonious, slightly spicy, youthful, intense, ripe plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, high acid, gently cedary, mouthfilling, sandalwood-tinged finish. This blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot has14% alcohol and according to the LCBO 6 g/L residual sugar (although I think that it is under 3 grams) with a new lot number L081020 on the back label. A REPEAT of the 2017 that was released on July 25, 2020 at $34.95. CSPC 727636
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Rating ***(91 points)
Youthful, Ripe, Extracty
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: A balanced and fresh red [blend of Sangiovese and Merlot] for the hot 2017 vintage with medium body, fine tannins and plenty of currants, blackberries and blueberries on the finish. Drink or hold. Score - 94 (jamessuckling.com, Nov. 7, 2019) Price $ 34.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 6, 2021
Cases bought 716 (12 bottles per case)

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