Fattoria Le Pupille, Morellino di Scansano DOCG 2018, Italy
PRESS: James Suckling - 93 Points.
"Plums and spices with hints of chocolate and hazelnuts. Perfumed. Medium body, soft tannins and a savory finish. It’s complex with a cherry, light chocolate and walnut aftertaste. Blend of mostly sangiovese with ciliegiolo and alicante. Drink or hold."
Producer: Fattoria le Pupille
Region/Appellation: Morellino di Scansano
Country Hierarchy: Tuscany, Italy
Grape/Blend: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Alicante, 5% Ciliegiolo
Food Suggestion: Ideal with all courses of a meal, pasta dishes with elaborate sauces and meat-based mains typical of Maremma cuisine. Pici with ragout.
Wine Style: Red - Bold and Structured
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Brilliant red with light ruby reflections. The smell is intense, with important scents of red fruit, in particular blueberries and freshly picked cherry. On the palate the wine is silky, fresh, with a light aromatic persistence.The tannins are very present but well balanced.