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Grappa di Curtefranca, Ricci Curbastro (Lombardy, Italy)
Grappa di Curtefranca
Ricci Curbastro (Lombardy, Italy)
(Distiller: Distilleria Peroni Maddalena)
Raw matter: Pomace of Curtefranca
Price: € 18.00 - 70cl Score:
Grappa di Curtefranca is colorless, limpid and crystalline. The nose reveals intense, clean and pleasing aromas of apple, plum, hawthorn, hazelnut, pear and licorice, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, balanced sweetness, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of apple, pear and hazelnut. This grappa is produced with a steam operated alembic still. Alcohol 45%.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Aglianico del Vulture Il Repertorio 2006, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
2 Trento Brut Riserva Methius 2004, Dorigati (Italy)
3 Brunello di Montalcino Progetto Prime Donne 2004, Donatella Cinelli Colombini (Italy)
4 Barolo Bussia 2001, Prunotto (Italy)
5 Soave Motto Piane 2008, Fattori (Italy)
6 Chianti Classico Riserva 2005, Capannelle (Italy)
7 Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore Riserva Thea 2005, Tre Monti (Italy)
8 Arkezia Muffo di San Sisto 2004, Fazi Battaglia (Italy)
9 Confini 2007, Lis Neris (Italy)
10 Aglianico del Vulture La Firma 2004, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
11 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2005, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Italy)
12 Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito 2004, Adanti (Italy)
13 Blanc des Rosis 2006, Schiopetto (Italy)
14 Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2005, Sandrone (Italy)
15 Barolo Sorano 2004, Alario (Italy)

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