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Wine Not! Wednesday Featuring Tenuta Frescobaldi Di Castiglioni 2012

 

Wine Not! Wednesday Featuring Tenuta Frescobaldi Di Castiglioni 2012

It’s Wine Not! Wednesday Featuring Tenuta Frescobaldi Di Castiglioni 2012. I was recently introduced to Vintage Tuscan Red wines and I am in love. Today’s feature is a dry Ruby Red wine with purplish hues. It is a full bodied wine with powerful aromas of berries such as cherry, currant, strawberry,blue California plum; and just enough spice from nutmeg, and a hint a cinnamon to wake up your palate. I also noticed that there are a few earthy notes that lingered in my nose. In terms of meals, Tenuta Frescobaldi Di Castiglioni 2012 pairs well with rich tomato sauces a good steak or fish which is what I paired my glass with. If you love cheese like myself you can also enjoy a stronger full flavored cheese to balance the taste too.

Its funny, most of the time I am not into such dry wines mainly because I wake up the next morning not feeling so great. However in this instance I have been in love with the explosions of tastes I have been experiencing, some stronger than others depending on what I am eating at the time. Overall the taste of the wine is not one that I have tasted before. For a full bodied wine I can say that I don’t taste the heaviness like I normally do in wines that I have consumed. 

What are some wines that you like to enjoy? I am always on the hunt to find different wines to drink while entertaining my friends and family. Vintage Wines have become my new fave and I can’t wait to try more to share with you.

Cheers! Wine Not! its happy hour somewhere in the world!

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10 Comments

  • Reply aprellelove

    I love a good red wine!

    16/03/2017 at 6:54 am
  • Reply robin masshole mommy

    I am always on the hunt for great new wines, too. I haven’t tried this one, but it sounds great.

    16/03/2017 at 11:18 am
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  • Reply Divya @ Eat. Teach. Blog.

    OOOO, that looks delicious. I’m on board with wine-not-wednesday! And thirsty Thursdays! And merlot mondays. 😉

    16/03/2017 at 12:25 pm
  • Reply Neely Moldovan (@Neelykins)

    Its 5 oclock somewhere amirite? Seriously just had a baby and loving being able to have wine again!

    16/03/2017 at 12:54 pm
  • Reply Alicia

    This wine looks pretty good. I am not a wine person, but my sister is. I will send her your post link to try it 🙂

    16/03/2017 at 2:02 pm
  • Reply Saidah Washington

    Are used to hate red wines when I was in my 20s but now that I’m in my 30s I love rate wise especially Merlot and Malbec

    16/03/2017 at 9:02 pm
  • Reply Farrah

    Wine, my favorite way to unwind! Especially with a good red wine.

    17/03/2017 at 6:08 am
    • Reply Ma Belle Vie

      You know it girl! I love to unwind with a glass.

      17/03/2017 at 9:23 am
  • Reply Fashionable Librarian

    This is going sound weird but I am not a wine drinker…LOL..I have yet to see a wine that will make me want to start drinking it

    20/03/2017 at 2:58 pm
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