Tasting Note                          

87+   2005 Fattoria del Cerro  Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 3/11/09 ($22)

80% Prugnola Gentile (Sangiovese), also Canaiolo Nero & Mammolo   13.5% alc
Color: Deep garnet. (3.0) Bouquet: Smooth black cherry and a little cassis. Aromatic. (3.0) Body: Solid middleweight with very good fruit and tannin, but could show more lively acidity to complement the fruit. (2.5) Flavor: Parallels bouquet, but a little lacking in personality. (2.5) Finish: Parallels flavor. (2.5)
Overall: Solid with good body and fruit, but a little simple. Could improve with 1-3 years bottle age. (13.5)