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Riecine
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2016 Toscana IGT "Riecine", Tuscany, Italy

Tart, quite firm red and black berry nose with a little cherry and pepper, a little dried herbs and some tar. Dense, juicy, ripe, polished fruit, very fine, still rather youthful tannin and animating bite, partly ethereal spicy tones and a hint of herbs on the palate, persistent, good depth, salt in the background, certain warmth, but also cooling elements, quite complex, yet still rather undeveloped, very good, tart-juicy, spicy and mineral finish. Was already deceptively accessible in its youth, tastes excellent now too - but still needs time.

Best to drink: 2025-2032+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 11 March, 2024
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Sangiovese 100%
Registration number: Rie-L0420
wein.plus rating: excellent (93 WP)
Last reviewed: 28 July, 2020
Best to drink: 2021-2028+.
Editor note: Clear, firm and quite deep aroma of ripe mixed berries with dried planty to slightly herbal and tobacco aromas as well as ethereal nuances. Clear, polished, very juicy fruit with a fine acid bite and youthful, yet rather mellow tannins, delicate nutty and tobacco wood nuances, persistent and dense on the palate, fine grip, salty minerality, a hint of toast and bitter chocolate, good depth, still rather undeveloped, quite complex, very good, tight, immensely juicy finish with minerality, some herbs and plenty of draw

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