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Cilento Fiano Crai 2013, Cobellis (Campania, Italy)
Brandy Italiano Assemblaggio Tradizionale 10 Anni
Villa Zarri (Emilia Romagna, Italy)
Wine from Trebbiano Toscano and Trebbiano Romagnolo grapes
Price: € 26.70 - 50cl Score:

Intense amber color, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of dried fig, vanilla, leather, caramel, cocoa, candied fruits, raisin, prune, citrus fruit peel and honey with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, pleasing roundness, balanced sweetness.
Very persistent finish with long flavors of dried fig, cocoa, raisin and honey.
Distilled in discontinuous "Charentais" alembic still. Made of a blend of 10 different wine brandies aged in barrels, of which the youngest is 10 years old.





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June 2016

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

Rank Wine, Producer Votes
1 Bianco delle Regine 2014, Castello delle Regine 7480
2 Rosso di Podernovo 2012, Castello delle Regine 6854
3 Trebbiano d'Abruzzo Calèa 2015, Colle Moro 6784
4 Princeps 2005, Castello delle Regine 6593
5 Poggio delle Regine Rosso 2013, Castello delle Regine 6229
6 Falanghina 2015, Villa Raiano 6144
7 Fiano di Avellino Alimata 2013, Villa Raiano 6033
8 Poggio delle Regine Bianco 2014, Castello delle Regine 5831
9 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Club 2015, Colle Moro 5682
10 Ripa Bassa Metodo Classico, Villa Raiano 5590
11 Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo Club 2015, Colle Moro 5430
12 Pecorino Extra Dry 2015, Colle Moro 5306
13 Chardonnay & Sauvignon 2014, Maso Grener 5224
14 Irpinia Campi Taurasini Rosso 2012, Villa Raiano 5124
15 Rose delle Regine 2014, Castello delle Regine 5025




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