Castiglioni Cabernet Sauvignon Sangiovese 2006 Wine Review

Castiglioni Cabernet Sauvignon Sangiovese 2006
I.G.T. Toscana,Tuscany, Italy
Community Score: 2.2/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 974394
BC Product #: 380824

Price: $23.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Castiglioni
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Natalie's Score: 89/100

Dense and full-bodied with abundant aromas of black raspberry, purple plum, blackcurrant and spice. A blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Sangiovese. This wine was aged 12 months in French oak barrels.

Cabernet Sauvignon Sangiovese food pairings: prime rib, lasagna, hamburgers, blue cheeses, dark chocolate.

This was reviewed January 17, 2009 by

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger reviewed this wine as follows:

I have tried the 2006 (released Aug15/09, 974394) alongside the 2007 (released Nov21/09, 145920). This medium to full bodied wine has sweet aromas of black currant, black cherry, coconut, oak and vanilla. It is slightly acidic, tannins are refined (needs to open 30 min to 1 hr) and the finish is nice and long. I have a feeling that this wine needs to mature just a little more. Even though it is good to drink now, it will benefit from sitting in the cellar for couple of years and should be good for 5 to 10 years. Since I had both vintages side by side, the 2006 is not as good as 2007; it is slightly more fruity and sweet. My impression: Beautiful. Tasted Dec/09.

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