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Barone di Valforte Montepulciano d'Abbruzzo, Italy
91 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC: $18.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -887430
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WineScores' Review

Rustic, cherries, supple.

Consistently reliable and food-friendly, this Montepulciano treads that delightful line between elegant and rustic. Smoke and cherries, savoury herbs and vanilla, purple flowers and mocha aromas are layered across the nose. The palate is supple; chocolate, spice, cherries and leather flavours dominate. It has a juicy character and wonderful balance.
Pair: Roasted meats, game, hard cheeses.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Italian Food


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2018-09-06 11:44:13.0

 

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