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Podere Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione 1998 750ml
SKU: 1623

Podere Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione 1998

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750ml
$49.95

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany
Brand Podere Poggio Scalette
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
The vines used for Il Carbonaione, some more than 75 years old, are rare clonal examples of the famous "Sangiovese di Lamole" varietal in the Chianti Classico area. Food Pairing: Pair this wine with grilled lamb chops, sugo all'amatriciana sauces, Bistecca alla Fiorentina, and terrine de foie gras.
Wine Advocate
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A brilliant 100% Sangiovese cuvee aged in both French and American oak for six months, this consistently well-made wine (3,300 cases) boasts a deep ruby color in addition to a sweet nose of black cherries, vanillin, minerals, and tobacco. Medium-bodied, fleshy, and well-balanced, with superb purity as well as overall harmony, this classy, concentrated red marries finesse with power. Drink it over the next 5-7 years.

Robert Parker, October 29, 2001
Wine Spectator
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Complex aromas of black licorice, violets and currants follow through to a medium- to full-bodied palate with velvety tannins and a smoky berry aftertaste. Best from 2002 through 2006. 3,500 cases made.

James Suckling, October 31, 2000