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Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello 2009

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  • ST 93
  • RP 93
  • WS 91
  • WE 90
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Winemaker Notes

#69 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2011

A wine of great character in which Sangioveto and the international vines, Cabernet and Merlot, are blend together to realize an ideal Italian-French wine.

Critical Acclaim

ST 93
International Wine Cellar

Ruby-red. Pungent oak spices, black cherry, cocoa and sweet pipe tobacco on the very pure nose. Silky and opulent in the mouth, with jammy dark cherry and chocolate flavors. Impressively dense, lush and long, with a strong repeating note of cocoa on the finish. Excellent for a wine that's not the estate's flagship bottling.

RP 93
The Wine Advocate

The 2009 Le Sughere di Frassinello is simply dazzling in this vintage. Expressive floral notes are woven throughout a fabric of vibrant dark fruit in this intense, supple red. Racy and expressive from start to finish, the wine impresses for its fabulous harmony and ripe, explosive finish. Le Sughere is best described as the estate’s second label. It is a 50% Sangioveto, 25% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged 12 months in French oak, 50% new. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2021.

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WS 91
Wine Spectator

This red is imbued with black currant, cherry and cedar aromas and flavors. The tannins are firm, but nicely entwined with the texture, and this finishes with a harmony of fruit and spice. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best from 2014 through 2022. 2,250 cases imported.

WE 90
Wine Enthusiast

Le Sughere di Frassinello represents a blend of Sangiovese (50%), Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2009 shows a dark, inky color and alluring aromas of savory spice, mature fruit, plum, cherry and moist pipe tobacco. There’s loads of heft and concentration in the mouth followed by a decadent, velvety finish.

Rocca di Frassinello

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Rocca di Frassinello, Tuscany, Italy
Rocca di Frassinello
After Castellare di Castellina, located in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, Rocca of Frassinello was born in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma, between Bolgheri to the north and Scansano (the Morellino area) to the south. A great international project conceived with the partnership of Les Domaines Baron de Rothschild-Lafite: 500 hectares, 80 already cultivated with vines, 50% Sangioveto and 50% Cabernet, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Shiraz, to produce three wines in what can... View More