Tenuta San Guido Le Difese 2016 - New Canaan Wine
Tenuta San Guido Le Difese 2016
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Tenuta San Guido Le Difese 2016

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Category Red Wine
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Region Italy, Tuscany
Brand Tenuta San Guido
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Bright red with purple nuances. Crisp acidity and pleasant palate of every day wine drinking, with juicy red fruits . A very good wine that is meant to be enjoyed young. Pair with grilled steak or steak salad, hamburgers and other casual but flavorful beef dishes. Has good acidity to compliment marinara and bolognese sauces.
James Suckling
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The 2016 Le Difese is a gorgeous entry-level wine from Tenuta San Guido. A lovely sense of translucence runs through the black cherry, plum, lavender and mint flavors. I can't remember a Difese with this much sheer finesse and class.

Antonio Galloni, March 2019
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Made with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Sangiovese, this offers enticing aromas of black-skinned berry, iris and cedar. The savory, balanced palate delivers red currant, dried black cherry, star anise and white pepper alongside fine-grained tannins. Drink through 2023.

Kerin O'Keefe, December 31, 2018
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A fresh, vibrant version, offering cherry, strawberry, spice and mineral flavors. Youthful, with assertive tannins, so decant or age short term. Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. Drink now through 2024. 26,000 cases made, 3,000 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, July 31, 2018