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Fattoria di Magliano Poggio Bestiale 2009, Italy Add to ...

  • Rating 92
  • Year 2009
  • Region Tuscany
  • Varietal Red blend
  • Food Pairing Steak
  • Price $36 in Quebec

From the chic Tuscan coastal zone of Maremma, this full-bodied red is a “Super Tuscan” blend of French varieties, namely merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc. I love it. Succulent, velvety and concentrated, it combines cherry, dark chocolate and spice notes with cigar, violet and funky earth. A coating of fine, sticky tannins provide admirable structure. Great now for steak, though it should continue to improve for a decade or more. Available in Quebec and distributed by Vendemmia International in Alberta.

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