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IL BORGHETTO "Monte de Sassi"  Toscana IGP 2013  

Retail Price: $40

Value Rating: 3.3

Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: August 3, 2018
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DDWA Score: 89

Very Good Value

The Il Borghetto Monte de Sassi is 100% Sangiovese from Estate property within the Chianti Classico region (see below). Delicious, quite rich and ready to enjoy. Smell and taste dark red cherry liqueur, violets and red roses, nutmeg and new leather handbag. Fruity, round and gratifying in the mouth with just enough old world savory flavors to pin it as Italian.

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While Il Borghetto is located in the Chianti Classico DOCG, disagreements between winery and “The DOC System” usually result in the Toscana IGP designation. No big deal as the wines are delicious and special. I did not pick up exceptional levels of volatile acidity, as Antonio Galloni of Vinous did, on the 2013 Monte de Sassi.

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