Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Morgenster Italian Collection Tosca 2011 92 Points

Sangiovese driven blend with 60% and 20% each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, lighter than previous vintages with better alcohol integration, which might be high at 14% but unnoticeable, perfume and lifted aromatics, graphite layers, juicy and savory with crunchy tannins, sappy freshness.

Alcohol: high | 14 % abv

Origin: Stellenbosch

Notes: red fruits | olives | herbal | tobacco | leather

Ideal drinking occasions: winter time

Serve with: osso bucco

Drink: now until 2023