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Marchesi de Frescobaldi Nippozzano Vecchie Viti Sangiovese 2012 Wine Review

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Nippozzano Vecchie Viti Sangiovese 2012

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Nippozzano Vecchie Viti Sangiovese 2012

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $64.00

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 1500 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Frescobaldi

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This is the magnum size of this robust Italian red wine, the equivalent of two regular sized bottles. The regular 750 ml is also in this release. A full-bodied, balanced, layered and complex Italian red wine from the heart of Tuscany. Made from the Sangiovese grapes that grow on the oldest vines, with the deepest root structures, of the Castello de Nipozzano estate. This wine was aged for 24 months in oak barrels, in accordance with Tuscan tradition. Aromas of dark tart cherry, earth, smoke and sun-dried tomato. Pair with pasta in tomato sauce or spicy sausages. Decant 1-2 hours.

Sangiovese food pairings: pasta in tomato sauce or spicy sausage cassoulet.

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This Marchesi de Frescobaldi Nippozzano Vecchie Viti Sangiovese 2012 was reviewed on December 30, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Produced by the venerable Italian winery, Frescobaldi, the magnum size of this robust Sangiovese Italian red wine from the Castello de Nipozzano estate is the equivalent of two regular size bottles. Nice! This wine was also aged for 24 months in oak barrels, in accordance with Tuscan tradition. - Community Wine Reviews

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