Avignonesi's Grifi combines the king of Tuscan grape varieties, Sangiovese, with the international Cabernet Sauvignon, to create an intriguing wine with a fine taste-olfactory balance.
Avignonesi branded and left to mature for 18 months in wood. Suitable for lengthy ageing but also ready to enjoy now, it is a wine to be chosen without hesitation for the best weekend dinners.
It dresses the glass in a beautiful ruby red. The nose revolves around a fine core of ripe red fruit, cherry, morello cherry and plum, then enhanced by hints of nutmeg, bitter cocoa, tobacco and eucalyptus. The complexity of the nose is echoed on the palate, where tannins, freshness, body and warmth come together in a fine balance. Good length.