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Franciacorta Dosaggio Zero Gualberto 2008, Ricci Curbastro (Lombardy, Italy)
Grappa Riserva 3 Anni
Monteverro (Tuscany)
(Distiller: Nannoni Grappe)
Pomace of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc
Price: € 50.00 - 50cl Score:

Brilliant golden yellow, limpid and crystalline.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of black cherry, prune, black tea leaf, tobacco, hay, honey, hazelnut, cherry macerated in alcohol 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 raisin, cherry macerated in alcohol and honey.
Distilled in a batch steam operated alembic still. Three years of aging in barrique.





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October 2017

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

Rank Wine, Producer Votes
1 Aglianico del Vulture Riserva Vigna Caselle 2010, D'Angelo 8549
2 Barbarossa Rosé Il Giardino 2016, Fattoria Paradiso 7161
3 Barbarossa Il Dosso 2011, Fattoria Paradiso 6937
4 Chardonnay 2014, Monteverro 6676
5 Monteverro 2013, Monteverro 6111
6 Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo Superiore Linea Storica 2016, Bosco Nestore 6072
7 Tinata 2013, Monteverro 5973
8 Barbarossa Cuvée Mario Pezzi Lo Spungone 2016, Fattoria Paradiso 5634
9 Verruzzo 2014, Monteverro 5359
10 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Donna Bosco 2014, Bosco Nestore 5349
11 Terra di Monteverro 2013, Monteverro 5241
12 Vermentino 2016, Monteverro 5204
13 Pecorino Donna Bosco 2016, Bosco Nestore 5159
14 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Riserva Pan 2012, Bosco Nestore 5077
15 Donna Bosco Rosé 2016, Bosco Nestore 4878




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