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2010 Arnaldo Caprai Italy (Other Regional Reds) "Montefalco Rosso"

Winery: Arnaldo Caprai

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Montefalco Rosso"

Wine Category: Italy (Other Regional Reds)

Grape blend: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino & 15% Merlot

Region: Umbria

State or country: Italy

Price: $23

Cases produced: 15,000

KWG Score: 90.6 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: January 13, 2015

Wine Review: This ruby colored red blend opens with a mild and attractive black currant bouquet with a hint of red cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced and very approachable. The flavor profile is a tasty mild black cherry and oak blend with notes of minerality. I also detected hints of strawberry licorice and blueberry as well. The finish is dry and its moderate oak tannins are rather sticky and linger for quite some time. This wine is very food friendly and would pair well with beef bourguignon. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Colour: Rich ruby red, brilliant Aroma: Sensationally intense, with notes of ripe red fruit and delicate hints of vanilla Taste: Full bodied, rich, dry with a long finish Serving suggestion: Best served with red and white meats, cold cuts and matured cheeses Ageing potential: Approximately 6-8 Years

Organic status: not organic

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