Poggiopiano Toscano Rosso di Sera 2006

Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

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Item No. 106417
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP94
  • WS90
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: 14.5%

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%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

(90% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino) The IGT Toscana "Rosso di Sera" is the ace of the Poggiopiano team. Made with the best selections of Sangiovese and Colorino. The family uses restored cement tanks from the early twentieth century for the winemaking process. A persistent ruby red, full-bodied, with masses of super-ripe dark fruit layered with scents of new leather, graphite, and French oak. Also offers tastes ranging from vanilla beautifully structured, with blackberry, chocolate, and black pepper.

Critical Acclaim

"I was quite taken with Poggiopiano’s 2006 Rosso di Sera, (90% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino). This opaque, full-bodied red flows with masses of super-ripe dark fruit layered with scents of new leather, graphite and French oak. The wine possesses superb density and richness in a full-bodied, intense style. The tannins from the oak remain rather firm and unyielding at this stage, but in a few years’ time the 2006 Rosso di Sera should begin strutting its stuff. The long, polished finish is that of a first-class wine. This is a remarkable effort from Poggiopiano."
94 Points

"Very ripe and rich, with coffee, berry and raspberry pie aromas. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and lots of fruit. This is long and mouthpuckering, Very extracted. Slightly overdone. Needs some bottle to mellow. Sangiovese and Colorino. Best after 2010."
90 Points

Learn About Poggiopiano Map ItMap It

Pogggiopiano is in the country overlying San Casciano Val di Pesa (Florence), in the resort of Pisignano. It stands on a broad and flat hill overlooking the valley to the north west of Florence and the valley leading to Pisa, at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. The farm covers an area of 17 hectares. This property was acquired by the Bartoli family in 1993. They have dedicated themselves to making the best Chianti and Super Tuscans for over 15 years.

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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