2015 Toscana IGT

Giodo

95Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

This is a linear and dense red with blackberry, black cherry and floral aromas and flavors. Full body, tight and powerful. This is so focused and long. I love the fresh acidity and solid, fruit-coated tannins. A new wine from Carlo Ferrini's tiny Brunello estate. Will drink better in 2020. Aug 2017, www.jamessuckling.com

Score: 97-/100James Suckling

Carlo Ferrini's 2015 Giodo is a pure expression of Sangiovese from a sunny but cool growing site at the southeastern corner of the appellation. What stands out here is the quality of the primary fruit, which is exuberant and rich but elegantly contained at the same time. Compared to the 2016 vintage, this edition is more boisterous or in your face. Dark cherry and blackberry segue to sweet spice and a delicate touch of eucalyptus. Feb 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100Monica Larner
F+R Opinion
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Central Italy
Sub-region
Tuscany
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Italy
Region
Central Italy
Sub-region
Tuscany
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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