Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione 1999

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

$53.99
Item No. 58140
  • red wine
  • RP90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2010
  • V97
  • JS95
  • WS93
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Winemaker's Notes

Intense Ruby red in color. The wine has an ample bouquet dominated by the scent of blackberries and currant. This is a full bodied, warm, rich wine loaded with character. The tannins are balanced, soft yet full of vitality supporting a persistent and lingering finish. Recommended with red meats such as Bistecca alla Fiorentina (grilled T-bone). Also a great match for venison and aged cheeses.

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Learn About Poggio Scalette

The vineyards of Podere Poggio Scalette take their name from the landscape, which is characterized by drystone walls that support the terraces on which the vineyards and olive groves are planted. From a distance the impression is of a series of stairs climbing the slopes of Greve. After the death of the previous owner, Podere Poggio Scalette remained abandoned for years until Vittorio Fiore (one of Italy's most famed winemakers) and his wife Adriana discovered the property in 1991.

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 Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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