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Salcheto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2008, Italy

Food Pairing
Juicy red-meat dishes

Based on sangiovese, the main red grape of nearby Chianti, this Tuscan red shows unusual power, with stick-to-your-gums tannins and rich flavour suggesting cherry liqueur, underbrush and leather. Give it two years in the cellar or pair it with juicy red-meat dishes.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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