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Fiano di Avellino Alimata 2013, Villa Raiano (Campania, Italy)
Grappa di Barbera Auratum XLV 2011
Tenuta Montemagno (Piedmont, Italy)
(Distiller: Mazzetti d'Altavilla)
Pomace of Barbera
Price: € 18.00 - 50cl Score: Wine that excels in its category

Intense golden yellow, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing and refined with aromas of prune, vanilla, honey, licorice, hazelnut, chocolate, black cherry macerated in alcohol and dried violet 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, honey and chocolate.
Distilled in a steam batch distiller, aged for 12 months in barrique.








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April 2016

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

Rank Wine, Producer Votes
1 Taburno Falanghina Facetus 2008, Fontanavecchia 7805
2 Barolo Riserva Gramolere 2007, Manzone Giovanni 7691
3 Barbera d'Asti Austerum 2014, Tenuta Montemagno 6889
4 Langhe Rossese Bianco Rosserto 2014, Manzone Giovanni 6788
5 Langhe Nebbiolo Il Crutin 2013, Manzone Giovanni 6566
6 Nebbiolo d'Alba Superiore Crussi 2013, Ca' Richeta 6509
7 Luteraia 2012, Luteraia 6235
8 Aglianico del Taburno Rosato 2014, Fontanavecchia 6203
9 Falanghina del Sannio Taburno 2014, Fontanavecchia 6032
10 Primitivo di Manduria Sant'Anastasia 2013, Beato Vini 5925
11 Aglianico del Taburno Riserva Vigna Cataratte 2008, Fontanavecchia 5767
12 Vino da Messa 2006, Ca' Richeta 5741
13 Sannio Fiano 2014, Fontanavecchia 5723
14 Langhe Chardonnay ModetMonet 2013, Ca' Richeta 5679
15 Aglianico del Taburno Grave Mora 2007, Fontanavecchia 5577




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