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Il Moro ``Limited Edition'' 2008, Valle dell'Acate (Sicily, Italy)
Grappa di Nebbiolo
Mossio (Piedmont, Italy)
(Distiller: Distilleria Montanaro)
Pomace of Nebbiolo
Price: € 24.90 - 70cl Score: Wine that excels in its category

Pale straw yellow, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of prune, raspberry, black cherry macerated in alcohol, vanilla, tobacco, hazelnut, chocolate and honey with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, pleasing roundness, balanced sweetness.
Persistent finish with flavors of prune, black cherry macerated in alcohol, hazelnut and honey.
Produced with a steam operated discontinuous alembic still. Aged for more than one year in cask.








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July - August 2015

The best 15 wines reviewed in our Guide and voted by DiWineTaste readers

Rank Wine, Producer Votes
1 Orvieto Classico Superiore Castagnolo 2014, Barberani 2686
2 San Angelo 2014, Castello Banfi 2607
3 Rosso di Montalcino Poggio alle Mura 2013, Castello Banfi 1945
4 Grechetto 2014, Barberani 1623
5 Summus 2011, Castello Banfi 1575
6 La Pettegola 2014, Castello Banfi 1458
7 Poggio dell'Annunziata 2014, Benincasa 1416
8 Rosso di Montalcino 2013, Castello Banfi 1330
9 Orvieto Classico Superiore Luigi e Giovanna 2012, Barberani 1283
10 Foresco 2013, Barberani 1245
11 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva Le Balze 2009, Novaia 1212
12 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio alle Mura 2009, Castello Banfi 1140
13 Orvieto Classico Superiore Calcaia 2012, Barberani 1079
14 Excelsus 2010, Castello Banfi 1045
15 Aleatico Passito 2008, Barberani 1028




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