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2004 Isole e Olena - Cepparello Sangiovese - Italy - Tuscany - Red

Italy - Tuscany

Red Sangiovese
Producer Notes

The estate is run by Paolo de Marchi, who has been turning out significant and stunning wines for years. The "Cepparello" is dense and intense, but has a subtle finesse that frames lovely, dense, black fruit purity. In addition to its classic Sangiovese-based wines, Isole e Olena also produces Vin Santo, "L'Eremo" Syrah, as well as several new world varieties under the Collezione de Marchi... More »

Score
92
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2025 VF: 2008-2020
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 133
Author fabioota
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.737%
Tasted On 07/05/2012
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Author ebgreenb
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.96%
Tasted On 04/21/2011
Drink Dates 2011-2025

Multiple layers of fruit, mostly sweet plum and a little cherry. Full, smooth tannins and would anticipate a long bottle life. Beautifully made wine.

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Author Litig8tr
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.646%
Tasted On 03/26/2011

Aromas of plum and red cherries; good body and smooth tannins. A little lacking in flavor.

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Author Stephen G41
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.112%
Tasted On 04/18/2010
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Author Dr Igor
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.345%
Tasted On 04/14/2010
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Author David C916
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 75%
Tasted On 12/20/2009
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Author dave1161
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 13.725%
Tasted On 12/24/2008
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