Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $56.99 $45.97
Save $11.02 (19%)
Item No. 95454
  • WS92
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

Toscana IGT. Mormoreto, a single-vineyard cru of Castello di Nipozzano, is a Supertuscan of great elegance produced from an assemblage of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, and 15 % Cabernet Franc. Aged 24 months new French oak barriques.

A striking purple, dense but brilliant, greets the eye. On the nose, emphatic spice aromas, predominantly cinnamon and clove, emerge immediately, with bright redcurrant adding to the complexity and subtle notes of toasty oak further enriching the broad spectrum of aromatics. A smooth fabric of dense tannins immediately impresses on the palate, and as Mormoreto steadily expands, a firm acidity nicely complements a body that is solid but not over-powerful. Clean, well-delineated aromas are again delightful on the finish, which is quite lengthy.

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The Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of Italy's oldest wineries, with a history dating to the 1300s. The family has included medieval knights, bankers, lawyers and patrons of the arts. The Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of the most significant wine producers in Italy, with nine estates-and roughly 2,500 acres-in Tuscany. The family has been growing wine since the late 19th...

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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