2009 Tenuta di Ghizzano Veneroso Magnum
Only 2,000 bottles are in production from Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Scores are impressive: AG93. 2009 is a warm year with inconsistent ripening; the best reds offer immediate fruit and flesh, others show underripe tannins.
“The 2009 Tenuta di Ghizzano Veneroso(sic) is striking in this vintage. Dark cherries, plums, grilled herbs, dried flowers, sage and underbrush meld together in a powerful, broad-shouldered wine endowed with gorgeous balance and symmetry. Cabernet Sauvignon gives the bright Sangiovese-inflected aromas and flavors an extra kick of structure. Veneroso is 70% Sangiovese and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon.” – Antonio Galloni
Anticipated maturity: 2012-2024
Own wooden case.