A quick google search (which desperately wanted to correct me and have me search for La Coupole, one of old Hemingway’s hubs) yielded these tasting notes:
Medium ruby in color. Smooth, supple nose of dried currants and plums. Lovely, velvety mouth feel, with sweet, dark, concentrated notes of baked stone fruit and caramel. Gentle, refined tannins, with a moderate, modern finish. Became sweeter and even more caramelly over the course of two hours.
A terrific mid-grade wine, a poster child Super Tuscan. International-style and ready to drink now, but also true to its Italian roots, with plenty of structure. A lot of versatility too: this could flatter a pasta or meat dish, but it could step up and be the star as well. Easy to drink, but wine nerds will love it too.
First, one must understand the Super Tuscan. The term “Super Tuscan” describes any Tuscan red wine that does not adhere to traditional blending laws for the region. For example, Chianti Classico wines are made from a blend of grapes with Sangiovese as the dominant varietal in the blend. Super Tuscans often use other grapes, especially cabernet sauvignon, making them ineligible for DOC(G) classification under the traditional rules. <—- (Thanks Wiki-Wine-ea).
Look: I’m going to be honest. The Super Tuscan is simply table wine. However, who in google earth is going to pay $45-$300 for a table wine? A vin-de-pay? I think not! No true New York house wife would dare bring home a nightly $79 table wine, and neither should you. So bring home a Super Tuscan and call it a Super Tuscan all night long:
“So, my love, how is the Super Tuscan?” asks Tom.
“It is painstakingly marvelous, this Super Tuscan” says Daisy.
“If you had to choose between me and the Super Tuscan, which would you choose? Keep in mind that I am Sicilian” said Tom.
“Say, Nick why don’t we open the whiskey. Nick? Nick? Nick?” said Gatsby.
I have listed below my own tasting notes for your oenological pleasure:
Medium to midsized ruby-red-indigo in color. Smooth, supple breasts succulent odor receptive neurotransmitter of dried apricots, blackberry, blueberry, boysenberry, strawberry, carbon monoxide currants and figish datish plumsimmon (cross between plum and parsimmon). Lovely, velvety, liquidy mouth feel, with sweet&sour, darkish grey concentrated notes of baked stones, shoelaces, down, iron railings, chewed gum, french vocabulary, paperweight, fruit and vanilla-caramel. Gentile, refined tannins, with a moderate, modern afterthought such as: Did I forget to pay my student loans again this month? Equally impressive bouquet that inspired a new Neil Diamond song in the back palate every sip, and thankfullly there are many Neil Diamond songs because there were many sips. Became sweeter and even more sweeter over the course of three days.