Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro Cortona Syrah 2008

Syrah/Shiraz from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $19.99
Item No. 110621
  • ST91
  • RP90
Style: Earthy & Spicy

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.

Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Rich dark fruit, violets, leather, licorice and spices. Finishes with noble tannins and a lingering floral note.

Critical Acclaim

"Good full ruby. Aromatic nose offers scents of red raspberry, violet, incense and pine needles and is more restrained and fresher than that of Il Bosco. On entry, red and black cherry flavors of considerable sweetness are buffered by sound acidity and lifted by a minty topnote. Finishes with noble tannins and a lingering floral note."
91 Points

"The 2008 Cortona Syrah is a ridiculously good wine for the money. Rich dark fruit, violets, leather, licorice and spices swirl around in the glass with a captivating personality. The tannins could use a touch more polish and I suppose this could be more varietally expressive, but the absolute quality of what is in the glass is beyond reproach. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2013. "
90 Points

Learn About Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro Map ItMap It

For us, quality is not only a value of primary importance, it's a way of life. Some twenty years on from our first experiments, with vineyards that have reached the ripe old age of 15 years in some parts, TENIMENTI D'ALESSANDRO is increasing its investments in the quality of the wines produced, thanks to the painstaking efforts and cooperation of illustrious vine-growers: our great...

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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 Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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