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Grappa Cuore di Aleatico, Nannoni (Tuscany, Italy)
Grappa Cuore di Aleatico
Nannoni (Tuscany, Italy)
Raw matter: Pomace of Aleatico
Price: € 49,00 - 500ml Score: Wine that excels in its category
This grappa is limpid, colorless and crystalline. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas of blackberry, plum, dried violet, hazelnut and raspberry, with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency. In the mouth has intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, good correspondence to the nose, pleasing roundness, balanced. The finish is persistent with flavors of blackberry, plum and raspberry. This grappa is distilled in a batch steam operated alembic still. Alcohol 42%.








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Rank Wine, Producer
1 Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2005, Sandrone (Italy)
2 Brunello di Montalcino 2006, Siro Pacenti (Italy)
3 Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara 2005, Tenute Silvio Nardi (Italy)
4 Rosso Conero Riserva Grosso Agontano 2007, Garofoli (Italy)
5 Batàr 2008, Querciabella (Italy)
6 Arkezia Muffo di San Sisto 2004, Fazi Battaglia (Italy)
7 Collio Sauvignon Ronco delle Mele 2010, Venica (Italy)
8 Gran Masetto 2007, Endrizzi (Italy)
9 Confini 2007, Lis Neris (Italy)
10 Franciacorta Pas Dosé Récemment Dégorgé 2006, Cavalleri (Italy)
11 Adarmando 2009, Tabarrini (Italy)
12 Trento Brut Riserva Methius 2004, Dorigati (Italy)
13 Aglianico del Vulture Il Repertorio 2006, Cantine del Notaio (Italy)
14 Sagrantino di Montefalco Collepiano 2007, Arnaldo Caprai (Italy)
15 Soave Motto Piane 2008, Fattori (Italy)

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