Roses and cedar aromas, nice mouth-filling classic Chianti flavors on palate. Fruity but balanced. Nicely integrated tannins with fruit in a moderate finish. Drink with plain grilled meat. Recommended. BSE

WHO: Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi Castello di Nippozzano
WHAT: Sangiovese
WHERE: Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: around $20 (media sample)

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