La Massa 2016 Toscana Rosso, Tuscany
This Sangiovese/Merlot/Cabernet blend from the Chianti Classico region of Tuscany really defines the term Super Tuscan perfectly. This is such a super wine at this price! The dense dark berry fruit really shines but is backed up by notes of spice and wild herbs. This is a fairly muscular wine but well- balanced, elegant and satisfying at the same time. The winemaker Giampolo Motta spent time in Bordeaux where he learned the winemaking practices and disciplines he has applied to La Massa. Giampolo's wines have a loyal following in Italy and elsewhere.