San Giusto a Rentennano La Ricolma 2011

San Giusto a Rentennano La Ricolma 2011

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Although this edition of Ricolma doesn’t have the same level of focus and precision of cooler vintages (like 2010), it remains a true standout Tuscan Merlot nonetheless. I’d give the 2011 a shorter drinking window because of the overtly ripe nature of the fruit that may evolve quickly with cellar aging\".\u003cbr\u003e-Monica Larner\u003c\/p\u003e"}

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Name: San Giusto a Rentennano 'La Ricolma' Merlot Toscana IGT
Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Producer: Fattoria San Giusto a Rentennano
Size: 750ml
Vintage: 2011
Varietal: Merlot

Vinous Review; 93 Points
"The 2011 La Ricolma is a huge, dense wine that very much reflects the personality of this hot, dry year. Black fruit, plum, licorice, game, smoke and chocolate all inform this decidedly potent Ricolma. It's a vintage built on textural richness more than aromatics. I would prefer to drink the 2011 over the next decade or so, as it does not appear to be aging in an especially refined manner. "I managed to delay harvest by about a week by spraying water on the grapes at night," Luca Martini di Cigala told me recently".
-Antonia Galloni

Wine Advocate; 93 Points
"Nothing short of spectacular, the 2011 La Ricolma is a pure expression of Merlot that has ripened to perfection during the final stages of the warm harvest season. The richness and intensity of the wine know no bounds, and the textural finesse is equally impressive. Black cherry and blackberry render a sense of softness, while exotic spice flavors and Mediterranean herb give the wine depth and dimension. Although this edition of Ricolma doesn’t have the same level of focus and precision of cooler vintages (like 2010), it remains a true standout Tuscan Merlot nonetheless. I’d give the 2011 a shorter drinking window because of the overtly ripe nature of the fruit that may evolve quickly with cellar aging".
-Monica Larner