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Tenuta Sette Ponti Oreno 2009

Tenuta Sette Ponti Oreno 750ML 2009      
Sku: 16802

The soils that produce the fruit for Oreno are a blend of clay, sand and the stony galestro limestone that is special to Tuscany. Clusters are reduced to one or two per stalk in May to assure maximum quality when they are hand harvested in autumn. In the winery, grapes are hand sorted and destemmed. Fermentation occurs in a combination of temperature-controlled and lined, open-top tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation. Oreno is aged in French Allier barriques and in bottle before release.

Tasting notes
Spicy aromas of black fruit and touches of chocolate dominate the nose and palate. The wine is full-bodied, with supple tannins.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 94 points (Aug 2011)
The 2009 Oreno is stunning. Layers of soft, well-articulated fruit caress the palate in this sweeping, dramatic wine. There is tons of depth, freshness and vitality in the glass, not to mention terrific overall balance. Sweet flowers, spices and licorice wrap around the seamless, captivating finish. Oreno is one of Italy’s most improved wines. The 2009, a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese, represents another move in the right direction. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2029.

Food pairing
A delicious companion to full-flavored meats, game and roasts.

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Regional Varietals:
Bordeaux Blend
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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Toscano
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
 
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