2007 Tenuta di Biserno Insoglio del Cinghiale

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90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate "Tenuta di Biserno’s 2007 Insoglio del Cinghiale. This mid-weight, elegant wine offers up perfumed red fruits, kirsch, smoke, earthiness and grilled herbs in a ripe, harmonious style. The overall balance and refined finish are impeccable. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2015." Wine Advocate # 184 Aug 2009 Brothers Piero and Lodovico Antinori team with famed French enologist Michelle Roland to create this scintillating coastal Super Tuscan! The superb 2007 vintage in Tuscany will remind you of the famous 1997 vintage only with better balance, rich, complex and a long finish! This vintage of the Tenuta Biserno Insoglio del Cinghiale is a robust and very drinkable blend of 35% Syrah, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot more Bordeaux in structure but Tuscan at heart. This is a rich full-bodied wine drinkable now but can still age easily another 5-10 years at a really stunning price!

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 By: KLF |  Review Date: 7/7/2010 
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A great super Tuscan value, especially appealing to those who like them more modern and Parkerized in style. This particular vintage is excellent -- could easily pass for $50-60 wines in the same region on average years. The only challenge I have is that I seek more earthy, leathery, herbal flavors in these kinds of wines.

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Cabernet Sauvignon and Blends

- Cabernet Sauvignon has come a long way from its role as a blending varietal, however dominant, in the wines of Bordeaux. Today it is the most planted red varietal in the world. Identified as a descendent of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, the late-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon needs to be planted in warmer climates to fully ripen. Its small berries can easily be identified for their distinctive blue color, thick skins and high tannins. And while the varietal has its own definitive characteristics: green pepper-like aromas and black currant flavors among them, it is perhaps most prized for its ability to convey terroir, vintage and winemaking. A relatively new varietal, Cabernet Sauvignon started making inroads into the wines of the Médoc and Graves in the late-18th century. Today it is also dominant in the up-and-coming Entre-Deux-Mers region of Bordeaux and can also be found in Southwest France. It is the companion varietal to Sangiovese in Italy's Super Tuscans and is planted all over Europe, stretching to lesser-known winegrowing regions like Russia and Lebanon. In the Americas Cabernet Sauvignon has found champions in every nook and cranny of California and among winemakers in Washington, where it complements plantings of Merlot. In South America, Cab thrives in Chile, but can also be found in smaller amounts in Argentina and even in Mexico.
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Italy

- Once named Enotria for its abundant vineyards, Italy (thanks to the ancient Greeks and Romans) has had an enormous impact on the wine world. From the shores of Italy, the Romans brought grapes and their winemaking techniques to North Africa, Spain and Portugal, Germany, France, the Danube Valley, the Middle East and even England. Modern Italy, which didn't actually exist as a country until the 1870s, once produced mainly simple, everyday wine. It wasn't until the 1970s that Italy began the change toward quality. The 1980s showed incredible efforts and a lot of experimentation. The 1990s marked the real jump in consistent quality, including excellence in many Region that had been indistinct for ages. The entire Italian peninsula is seeing a winemaking revolution and is now one of the most exciting wine Region in the world. For our entire Italian wine selection, click here. Click for a list of bestselling items from all of Italy.
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Tuscany

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Super Tuscan