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2015 Montesenese San Pietro in Avenano Toscana Rosso, Italy Red

2015 Montesenese San Pietro in Avenano Toscana Rosso, Italy Red Zoom

This Sangiovese-based blend offers notes of red cherry, rosemary, savory and eucalyptus.

Varietal: Red Blend Vintage: 2015
Brand: Montesenese
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About This Wine

Sometimes a vicarious adventure is just as satisfying as being there.

Tuscany is one of the “must-see” destinations for wine lovers. From Sassicaia to Chianti, the wines are stellar. And “scenic” doesn’t even begin to describe the rolling hills that provide the perfect backdrop for the Tuscan vineyards.

If you don’t have time to head to the countryside, however, you can still sample Tuscany’s best wines in nearby cities, including Florence and Siena. Local wines can be found in bars and restaurants, of course, but the best place to savor the gifts of the grapes is an enoteca — an Italian wine bar that showcases a few light dishes and a long list of wines to sample.

But if Tuscany isn’t on your “to visit” list anytime soon, no worries. The Montesenese “San Pietro in Avenano” Toscana Rosso, crafted in the hills above Siena, provides a classic taste of Tuscany — no passport needed.

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  • Grape Composition:Sangiovese and Merlot
  • Grape Source:Tuscany Growing Region of Italy
  • Aromas & Flavors:Red Cherry, Rosemary, Savory and Eucalyptus
  • Aging Vessels:French Oak Barrels for 12 Months
  • When to Drink:Now Through 2020
  • Food Pairing Suggestion:roasted Cinta Senese.

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1.7/ 5.0
Rating: 3.5

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    • Rating: 3.5

    Weak legs, Bland at the start, good aftertaste

    9/17/2018 Brian B.
    • Euless, TX
    • Rater Rank 211
    • Number of Ratings 9
    • Average 4.1
    • Verified Purchase
    • Rating: 3.5

    Good solid Tuscan red

    8/28/2018 Timothy R.
    • Albuquerque, NM
    • Rater Rank 112
    • Number of Ratings 14
    • Average 2.7
    • Verified Purchase
    • Rating: 3.5

    It works well with pasta and pizza

    6/26/2018 Michael M.
    • Sacramento, CA
    • Rater Rank 1,087
    • Number of Ratings 1
    • Average 4.0
    • Verified Purchase
    • Rating: 3.5

    Very tasty on the patio

    6/16/2018 Don N.
    • Ocala, FL
    • Rater Rank 861
    • Number of Ratings 3
    • Average 4.7
    • Verified Purchase
    • Rating: 3.5

    Nothing wrong with this wine, but not great either

    6/04/2018 Robert S.
    • Fair Oaks, CA
    • Rater Rank 437
    • Number of Ratings 7
    • Average 3.5
    • Verified Purchase

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