Arceno Strada Al Sasso 2011

Arceno Strada Al Sasso 2011

Regular price $29.99

Wine Enthusiast

98 points

Aromas of scorched earth, grilled porcini, black plum and a confectionary note lead on this robust red. The hearty palate offers dried black cherry, espresso, toasted oak, anisette, coconut and oak-driven spices alongside the heat of evident alcohol. Velvety tannins carry the warm, ripe flavors.

 

Kerin O'Keefe, September 1, 2015

 

Winemaker's Notes:

An atypical year in the Chianti Classico region, showcasing an explosion of fruit not normally found in Chianti Classico wines. e nose exudes candied black cherries, licorice, tobacco and spices with subtle notes of fresh cut roses. Rich and big with supple tannins ll the senses carrying avors of ripe plums, blueberries and hints of chocolate. All this power is framed by a bright acidity and a cypress/cedar nish. is is a unique Riserva that comes along once every 20 years....enjoy. Pairings: Wild boar pappardelle, Manchego cheese, roasted chicken and tortellini with Bolognese. Serve: Decant one hour before enjoying with family, friends and food.

 

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