Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 258,702 strong:

Register Today!

Want the secret to buying great wine?

279,456Wine Reviews
258,702Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Fattoria Di Vicchio Calvano Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Wine Review

Fattoria Di Vicchio Calvano Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Fattoria Di Vicchio Calvano Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Colli Della Toscana Centrale, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review


Price: $21.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Fattoria Di Vicchio

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Chocolate cake on the nose and palate from generous oak aging. Mocha and sweet espresso on the palate of this full-bodied, fairly smooth Italian red wine made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grapes. This estate has been making wine since 1427. The wine is aged in oak for 10 months. Pair with Mexican mole.

Heavenly Hamburger Wine

This Fattoria Di Vicchio Calvano Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was reviewed on March 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
BAYVIEW & SHEPPARD (BAYVIEW VILLAGE)54 Add
HUNT CLUB & MERIVALE (NEPEAN CROSSROADS)40 Add
INNES & TENTH LINE40 Add
HWY 27 & INNOVATION DRIVE38 Add
FIRST & PINE35 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Aromas show intense black cherry, cassis and spice notes. The palate boasts a smooth balanced mouthfeel with juicy ripe red fruit notes, maturing tannins and a long mouthwatering finish. The value for quality is incredible! Enjoy this delicate medium-bodied structured Italian Cabernet Sauvignon with herb roasted chicken. Tasted Mar 2017 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
The Cabernet Sauvignon red wine grapes for Fattoria Di Vicchio Calvano (2014) are grown in the Colli della Toscana Centrale (hills of central Tuscany) wine region, and an area that is well-suited to the Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Lots of coffee and dark chocolate on the mid-palate from this full-bodied, smooth red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grapes. This estate has been making wine since 1427. - Community Wine Reviews
Ad

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Acrobat White Wine
Pinot Gris 2015,
Oregon ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 258,702 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award