Vin SÒDOLE di San Gimignano IGT by Guicciardini Strozzi / 75 cl / 92 points – James Suckling
Grapes : Sangiovese grosso 100%
This wine, which has been in production since 1983, is named
after one part of the Cusona Estate situated in the heart of it,
and is produced only in the best years using the finest selections
of Sangiovese grown on the land. Vinified with long maceration
on skins, it matures for 12 months in French oak barriques
and undergoes over a year’s bottle ageing. The label depicts the
politician and historian Francesco Guicciardini.
Colour: deep ruby red with slight garnet highlights.
Perfume: pleasant scents of violet and berries, with the slight
spiciness of wood.
Flavour: full bodied, with enveloping and textured tannins. Fine
and elegant aftertaste.