This vibrant and robust Super Tuscan is inspired by the legend of an illustrious Etruscan king whose tomb was guarded by 5,000 golden chicks and a hen. Black-red fruit flavors of cherry and plum are elevated by oak and vanilla nuances in this voluptuous wine, culminating in a deliciously long finish. Not shy, this red requires a rich pairing like osso buco — or some other meal that’s fit for a king.
Recipe PairingsTuscan-Style Steak with Crispy PotatoesItalian Braised Short Ribs
Marinated Red Meats
The city of Paris had more than 10,000 bottles of high-end wines in City Hall for entertaining guests. Facing a budget crisis in 2006, the mayor auctioned half the collection for about $1.2 million.