IGT Rubicone is taken from the Rubicon River, made famous by Julius Caesar's crossing in 49 BCE. The term 'crossing the Rubicon' has come to refer to one making an irrevocable decision, which is something that suits this popular wine region very nicely: Once you taste them you will forever be a fan, especially if you try the wines of the historic Umberto Cesari estate. This Sangiovese and Cabernet example is one of Cesari's most famous wines. You can expect an approachable wine with impressive dark fruit tones. It will be ideal for grilled steak or burgers.
Tasting Note: This is always a winning, elegant wine. A blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet, this 2014 delivers a lush, round experience, with dark fruit atop a refined, structured frame. Just lovely. This will be perfect for a meat-based stew. (Vintages panel, Oct. 2017)
|Sugar/Sweetness||D - Dry|
|Sub Category||Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Tags||Full-bodied & Smooth, Medium-bodied & Fruity, Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon|
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