Character: dry, medium-bodied
Content: 0.75 liters
Variety: Merlot, Alicante
Winery: Cavalli Tenuta Degli Dei
Region: Tuscany, Italy
Alcohol: 13.5% vol.
Serve at: 16-18°C
Out of the bottle, the Cavalli Le Redini has a medium body with a youthful purple hue.
The bouquet is complex and alluring with cherry, perfumed spice and sandalwood. It has a decided herbal vegetative quality as well with notes of anise and beet leaf.
On the palate, it has old world charm with dried cherries, plum and anise that carried a hint of green stems. In terms of acidity, it is fresh and lively with a light plus mouth feel.
Its tannins are moderate and it finishes with length.
Overall, this wine is balanced, restrained and elegant.