Tolaini Valdisanti 2014
93 Points Wine Spectator

Tolaini Valdisanti 2014
Wine Specs
bottle size
750 ml
region
Italy
93 Points Wine Spectator
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Winemaker Notes

Youthful, rich dark fruit, berry and cassis aromas meld with notable French oak spice. On the palate, Valdisanti is full-bodied with deep but reserved fruit flavors framed by rich oak. The excellent balance of fruit intensity with fine tannins indicates a cellar-worthy wine.

 

Wine Spectator - 93 Points

Ripe, packed with black cherry, blackberry, violet, iron and spice aromas and flavors, this red is muscular and sophisticated. Beefy tannins shore this up, along with fresh acidity and a detailed aftertaste. Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc.
 
James Suckling - 92 Points
Aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry and Chinese black tea. Full body with round and chewy tannins. A bit tight and lean but I like the focus and intensity for the vintage. Drink now.
 
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - 91 Points
The 2014 Valdisanti is a rich and generous expression. The base of the wine is Cabernet Sauvignon (75%), but Sangiovese (20%) and Cabernet Franc (5%) both play important supporting roles adding acidity and structure respectively. The wine wraps thickly over the palate with dense textual richness and generous flavors of blackberry, spice and cured tobacco. There is a pretty note of sweetness on the close that resembles candied fruit or cherry liqueur. Some 106,000 bottles were produced in this vintage.