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Aldegheri 'I Lastari' Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Veneto Italy
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -216745
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WineScores' Review

Charming, traditional, fresh.
This charming Valpolicella benefits from a quick chill before serving. Made mostly from the two "must-use" varieties in Valpolicella, Corvina and Rondinella, it has an expressive nose of juicy cherries, purple flowers and earthy/tobacco faint spicy undertones. Approachable, smooth and fresh while maintaining a traditional character, it has balance and levity and is a pleasure to drink.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Italian Food, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-05-14 14:58:30.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -225813

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89 Points

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Antinori 'Peppoli', DOCG Chianti Classico, Tuscany Italy
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90 Points

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89 Points

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90 Points

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90 Points

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92 Points

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91 Points

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -84905

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91 Points

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89 Points

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90 Points

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89 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -356386

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -104885

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90 Points

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90 Points

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91 Points

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91 Points

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92 Points

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92 Points

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Marques de la Concordia Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain
89 Points

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92 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -282707

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Osoyoos Larose Petales d'Osoyoos , Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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