Italy San Leonardo. Tenuta San Leonardo Bottles Red 1997
An intense garnet tinted ruby color, it expresses itself with a remarkable aroma intensity, which goes from green peppers to little red-berries on a vanilla background. On the palate it is full-bodied, warm and round with a very long and intense aromatic finish. Perfect for roasted lamb with potatoes, red meat dishes, poultry, roasts, braised or stewed meats, game and mature cheeses.
Editorial Reviews for Italy San Leonardo. Tenuta San Leonardo Bottles Red
Earthy, lots of pepper, peppery herb, lots of green tomato, ripe and unripe at the same time, quite minty. Soft, lots of ripe fruit, easy, a bit meaty, dark fruit, cola, nice spice, more oak present, a bit short. Black currant, nice smooth wine, juicy complex and pleasant. Slightly corked and thus not really representative but showing obvious appeal. NR
External Reviews for Italy San Leonardo. Tenuta San Leonardo Bottles Red
Black ruby in color intense aromas of blackberries licorice red berries and green tobacco this is a full-bodied red with loads of silky tannins and a long long aftertaste of tobacco sage and berry. A huge core of fruit in this wine. Needs time. An Italian interpretation of great Bordeaux from bygone days. Best after 2006. 7 450 cases made. Wine Spectator.
Wine Spectator ReviewRated 95 CELLAR SELECTIONBlack ruby in color, intense aromas of blackberries, licorice, red berries and green tobacco, this is a full-bodied red with loads of silky tannins and a long, long aftertaste of tobacco, sage and berry. A huge core of fruit in this wine. Needs time. An Italian interpretation of great Bordeaux from bygone days. Best after 2006.Wine Tasting NotesA blend of around 65% Sangiovese and 35% Cabernet Sauvignon. We are slowly starting to integrate the Merlot into this assemblage. The color is deep purple, ruby red. The nose shows blackcurrants with a hint of vanilla, black cherry, chocolate, licorice. On the palate juicy, ripe black fruit, black cherry, currants, creamy finish.
This powerful, full-bodied, muscular 1997 lacks finesse and charm, but compensates for that in its full-throttle, extracted personality. There are copious quantities of plum, cherry, and new oak flavors. If this wine develops as it should over the ne... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Trentino Alto Adige in Italy. 1997 San Leonardo, Tenuta San Leonardo 750ml
Food Pairings for Italy San Leonardo. Tenuta San Leonardo Bottles Red
Dietary Information: Kosher, Organic
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