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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro Syrah Cortona Il Bosco 2005
Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro Syrah Cortona Il Bosco 2005
(search item no. 97793)
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Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $58.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Bosco 2006 (first vintage bottled in 1992) is made with 100% Syrah grapes, selected from the best areas in our high-density planted hillside vineyards.

Superbly concentrated wine characterized by velvety-smooth tannins, with sweet, fruity tones and hints of pepper and spices.

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About Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro :

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 friend and wine lover Luca Currado, one of the proprietors of VIETTI, a leading producer of Barolo, is today in charge of the wines, ably assisted by Christine Vernay, a famous winemaker from the Rhone Valley in France.

Today Tenimenti d'Alessandro's Syrah is an authentic territorial wine, and Bosco, the winery's top-of-the-range wine is now considered a benchmark for Italian Syrahs. Thanks to the continual verification work carried out on the various Syrah vineyards, the 2006 harvest led to the bottling of our first "single-vine" wine, produced, that is, from one of the vineyards (Migliara) that in recent years has yielded results of truly outstanding quality.