Tenuta di Trinoro - Andrea Franchetti Palazzi Merlot 2016 - GDV Fine Wines

Tenuta di Trinoro - Andrea Franchetti Palazzi Merlot 2016

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Type: Red Wine   Volume: 750ml

Winery:Tenuta di Trinoro

Country: Italy   Region: Tuscany

District: Tuscany

Ratings and Tasting Notes:

(RP=97) Also undeniably beautiful, the 2016 Palazzi shows inky black extraction and penetrating intensity. This pure expression of Merlot delivers rich notes of tobacco weaved in with ripe fruit, spice, dried blackberry and blackcurrant. There are also some pleasant undertones of raisins and figs that come with the early-ripening grape in a hot year such as 2016. The wine is fermented in steel vats and aged in new oak for eight months before going into cement vats for an additional 11 months. Some 2,900 bottles were made.

(AG=95) The 2016 Palazzi, the estate's 100% Merlot, is racy, succulent to the core. It is also the wine where the elevated ripeness of the house style is most in evidence. Dark fruit, chocolate, spice, leather and licorice all build as this flamboyant wine gradually opens up in the glass. The Palazzi is a heady, exotic wine with generous curves and tons of sheer allure.

(WS=94) Ripe and fruity, this expressive red boasts blackberry, black cherry and plum flavors, accented by graphite and tobacco notes. Features plenty of structure for support, and the finish is long, echoing ripe fruit and mineral elements. Best from 2021 through 2032. 242 cases made,

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