As demand for Tuscan Sangiovese/Bordeaux varietal blends soars, may we present to you, dear wine lovers, a truly stellar wine worthy of the Super Tuscan category (minus the $200 price tag). Loved by European critics, Nesios Toscana, 2018 has arrived on U.S. shores, exclusively via BHW. A shimmering ruby red, this wine sighs with intense dark cherry, blackberry and plum aromas as chocolate, spices and Tuscan herbs tumble across the palate. Drink on its own or with your favorite Italian dish, you simply can't go wrong. Believe us, this wine will draw plenty of compliments from admiring friends--maybe get a case?
Crafted with painstaking care, from hand-harvested grapes to the pitch perfect aging in oak barrels, this is a masterclass in balance. It undulates effortlessly between velvety softness, moderate acidity and structural tannins, showcasing the elegance of Sangiovese with the force of Cabernet. Fresh berries and a refined finish make Nesios Toscana 2018 the perfect match for just about any Italian dish.
Blend: Sangiovese 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 50%
Corte Medicea winery was born from a passion for the Tuscan winemaking tradition. From its desire to follow the footsteps of the region’s greatest winemakers, Corte Medicea creates wines that express their vision of life as simple and pleasant but also intriguing and mysterious. The Corte Medicea vineyards are situated on picturesque rolling hills at an altitude of 380/400 meters, with clay/loam soils in the south of Tuscany.
Winemaker, Andrea Bernardini, has previously worked with Poggio Bonelli and Ruffino in Tuscany, and beyond in South Africa, Romania and Greece. This flying winemaker blends traditional and modern techniques to craft high-quality wines that express the full flavor profile of the grape and terroir with which he works.
Chosen by Luca Maroni in his annual guide, "The Best Wines of Italy" as one of the year's best from Tuscany. ~98 points Luca Maroni
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