Mature Sangiovese
 February 22nd 2013 19.42

Click For Large ViewA number of estates in Tuscany have learned that part of their perceived value is being able to open mature bottles that still shine. Unfortunately, that does not always work as planned. Attempts at both Contucci in Montepulciano and Casanova di Neri in Montalcino left more question marks than answers on this trip. At Boscarelli, on the other hand, several older wines had aged gracefully, with the 1986 being my favourite. There are not many Sangiovese that mature with this degree of delicacy, agrees Maurizio Castelli, the consulting winemaker at the estate.  Comments


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