Sunday, March 2, 2008

Monte Antico Toscano 2004 IGT tasting notes

photo ©2008 by Kristen Trieger
Monte Antico Toscano 2004 IGT • This red wine by Italian wine specialist Neil Empson and winemaker Franco Bernabei is made from 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot. Aged in oak barrels for a year and in bottle for 6 months, this ruby red medium weight wine is 12.5% alcohol, on the nose are black cherry, chocolate, spice, earth, leather and plums. It's well balanced and on the palate are spice and cherries. This wine is a great deal at about $10.

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