Saturday, May 27, 2017

Castello di Querceto 'Cignale' Colli della 2010 Toscana Centrale (IGT)

Castello di Querceto 'Cignale' Colli della 2010 Toscana Centrale (IGT), $56.09-$65.99, 92 points, poured a clear burgundy color with a broad transparent wine ring and thick legs.
Smells of ripe blackberries, earth, black olives, sandalwood, and a hint of cedar were good.
Near full-bodied, quite silky, good acidity, and round supportive tannins culminated in a tasty red wine (flavors mirrored the aromas with iron and plum notes) which managed an elegant expression of the varietals.
The finish stretched very long on warm spice, a restrained 13.5% alcohol, and the trailing palate, especially iron.
Varietals were 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot.
Paired perfectly with my saucy baby-back pork ribs.


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    1. VG: I suppose 'pretty' seems a bit imprecise, but it's the best I can do before my coffee has it full effect!
      Thanks for the 'love it'!