1997 Morellino di Scansano Riserva, Val delle Rose, Cecchi

Producer: Casa Vinicola Luigi Cecchi & Figli
Vintage: 1997
Grape variety: Sangiovese
Origin: Italy, Central, Tuscany
Appellation: Morellino di Scansano
Date tasted: 17 January 2004
Price when tasted: £7.99 (US$12)

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Tasting notes


<li> succulent fruit and spices <li> full-bodied, ideal with lamb <br><br> Cecchi has been producing and selling top-quality wines in Tuscany for over 100 years. Made with Sangiovese grapes, this 1997 has intense aromas of blackberries, black cherries


Intense aromas of blackberries, black cherries and chocolate. Its mouth is full of seductive red fruit, some spice, firm tannin and high acidity. Drink now or over next 3 years - with spiced lamb or tomato-based pasta dishes.

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