There are deep flavors in the 2013 Bosco, Dainero
Castiglion del Bosco produces several wines from Montalcino but also the flavorful Dainero from their vineyards in Riparbella. Located near Bolgheri, Riparbella is also an area conducive to the Bordeaux varieties. The 2013 Castiglion del Bosco, Dainero, Tuscany shows off as a successful blend of mostly Merlot with a touch of Sangiovese. It is ultimately quite tasty with the additional benefits of texture, almost lively acidity, and surprising depth. It is a well-priced wine worth checking out. This wine is available at MacArthur Beverages.
2013 Castiglion del Bosco, Dainero, Tuscany – $18
Imported by Maisons Marques & Domaines. This wine is a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Sangiovese fermented in stainless steel then aged for 6 months in a combination of new and used oak. Alcohol 13%. Deep red flavors overlay minerals and bright black fruit. There is a good amount of acidity, almost bordering on lively, with texture and tang hitting the back of the mouth. The wine plays it close with structure and brightness to support further development. Development is no doubt possible because the wine has surprising depth to the pervasive, blue and black fruit flavors. *** Now – 2022.