The Renieri Tenuta comprises 128 hectares in the southern quadrant of Montalcino. The principal grape variety at Renieri is Sangiovese but varieties that are more international and less common in this area, such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and Petit Verdot are also a focus.
Violet in color. 14.5% ABV. 60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. Blue fruits, licorice, minerals and tar on the nose. Rich and full bodied with tons of acidity. The palate is loaded with blueberries, cherries, rose petal and stones. Mouth coating, concentrated fruit. Firm, dusty tannins on a huge finish. Super wine that paired brilliantly with a homemade pepperoni pizza. If you are inclined to drink it now consider decanting for several hours. Otherwise, drink over the next 3-5 years,
My rating: 92 points.
Really delicious wine that will only set you back $25-$35.
Sample provided by the Wine Chateau.
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