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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CASTELLO DI BOSSI
This Wine of the Month has a fairly deep purple colour and a fairly complex, cedar-tinged, minerally, ripe, plum-driven nose with some red licorice and sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, harmonious, slightly spicy, tangy, fairly intense, very slightly tart, raspberry-plum-red-cherry flavours with a lingering, cedar-tinged, mineral-tinged, slightly grippy finish. Perfect with tomato-based sauces. This 100% Sangiovese has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L.41/21 on the back label. The 2016 (**+) was released on August 22, 2020 at $22.95. CSPC 994608
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Con Oen
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Ripe, Plummy, Red Licorice
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: A lively Chianti Classico with aromas and flavors of black cherries, as well as some sour-cherry and burnt-lemon notes. It's medium-bodied with fine tannins and a fresh, vivid finish. Just the right amount of bitterness at the end. Drink or hold [through 2023+]. Score - 92 (jamessuckling.com, Oct. 27, 2020) Price $ 22.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 5, 2022
Cases bought 824 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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