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Le Difese Tenuta San Guido 2011 Wine Review

Le Difese Tenuta San Guido 2011

Le Difese Tenuta San Guido 2011

I.G.T., Tuscany, Italy

Community Score: 89.5/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $28.90

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Le Difese

Agent: Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Complex, full-bodied yet subtle. Gorgeous aromas of dried black cherry, cedar, smoke, fleshy blackberries. This full-bodied red wine is a blend of Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, that was aged for 1 year in French barriques. Decant for 1 hour and you're ready to go!

Food pairings: pepper steak.

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • LCBO
  • 747030
  • $28.90
  • 249 bottles
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LONG LAKE SOUTH OF REGENT (HWY 69)16 Add
DANFORTH & BROADVIEW15 Add
ERIN MILLS & EGLINTON14 Add
CHURCH ST & AIRPORT RD14 Add
FIRST & PINE11 Add
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  • SAQ
  • 860627
  • 178 bottles
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Boucherville - De Mortagne/L.-Daunais34 Add
Boucherville - De Mortagne/Aut. 2027 Add
Brossard - Taschereau/Pelletier18 Add
Brossard - Marché Village15 Add
Carrefour d'Alma14 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Lesley Quinn - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

If you are like me and hoping to get a bottle of Sassicaia in my stocking, here is a great alternative from the same historic winery that won't break the bank. It's a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. It has a fresh dark plum and black cherry scent followed up with a rich smoky gamey flavour. The tannins are like velour, not too overpowering, and it has a nice spicy finish. Perfect for a pot roast dinner on a cold winter's night in front of a fireplace.
Le Difese is the third wine of Tenuta San Guido, producers of the legendary Sassicaia. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, undated.

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