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Sister Moon 2016 – Il Palagio 1530

Sister Moon 2016 - Tenuta Il Palagio
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Tenuta Il Palagio 1530 – TUSCANY – ITALY

Wine: Sister Moon
Varietal composition: 40% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot.
Alcoholic strength: 14% vol..
Vintage: 2016.
Denomination: Rosso Toscana I.G.T..
Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel.
Aging: aging in barriques for 15-16 months.
Aging: in the bottle for 6 months.

Sister Moon 2016 - Tenuta Il Palagio

© Ph. Piero Pardini – The Wolf Post

Tasting Notes
Limpid, intense ruby red color with garnet reflections, consistent.
The range of aromas present in the glass is particularly wide: floral, fruity, spicy, toasted and ethereal. Floral notes reminiscent of a potpourri of slightly withered red flowers, aromas of dark berry fruits such as blackberry and dried plum. Hints of spices such as ground black pepper and star anise. Milk chocolate and nutmeg powder, and then close the olfactory examination with hints of lacquer wax, iodine and enamel.
Perfectly balanced sample in its components, with an impetuous but well-polished tannin. Spicy and fruity notes persist in an almost infinite finish. A very interesting wine.
It is recommended in combination with an alpine fillet.

Rating
5 Lupetti


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Tenuta il Palagio 1530
Via Sant’Andrea, 11
50063 Figline e Incisa Valdarno (FI)
Phone +39 055 9502652
E-mail: tonysasa@tenutailpalagio.it
Website: www.il-palagio.com/


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About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor-in-chief of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the essay "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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