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  Not Just Wine Issue 212, December 2021   
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Review of Grappa, Distillates and Brandy

 

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Riserva Terre dei Vestini Bellovedere 2017, La Valentina (Abruzzo, Italy)
Grappa Invecchiata Oltre il Dilidia
Distillerie Berta (Piedmont)
Pomace of Muscat Blanc and Barbera
Price: € 52.50 - 70cl Score: Wine that excels in its category

Brilliant amber yellow, crystalline and transparent.
Intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant with aromas of prune, raisin, almond, citrus fruit peel, leather, rancho, cocoa, tobacco and honey with almost imperceptible alcohol pungency.
Intense flavors with perceptible alcohol pungency which tends to dissolve rapidly, balanced sweetness, pleasing roundness.
Persistent finish with flavors of prune, raisin, honey and almond.
Batch distillation, more than 24 months in cask previously used for the production of Marsala wine.





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September 2021

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

Rank Wine, Producer Votes
1 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015, Santa Sofia 13209
2 Azobè 2016, Albino Piona 13149
3 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore Tralivio 2019, Sartarelli 10969
4 Piemonte Viognier Calypsos 2020, Montalbera 10902
5 Aglianico del Vulture Terre di Orazio 2018, Cantina di Venosa 10889
6 Bardolino 2020, Albino Piona 10760
7 Montefalco Sagrantino 2016, Bocale 10496
8 Barbera d'Asti Superiore Lequilibrio 2018, Montalbera 10279
9 Aglianico del Vulture Verbo 2018, Cantina di Venosa 10218
10 Aglianico del Vulture Gesualdo da Venosa 2017, Cantina di Venosa 10108
11 Montefalco Rosso 2017, Bocale 9918
12 Langhe Chardonnay Nudo 2019, Montalbera 9537
13 Spoleto Trebbiano Spoletino 2020, Bocale 9271
14 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Passito 2019, Sartarelli 9170
15 Brunello di Montalcino Vecchie Vigne 2016, Siro Pacenti 9070




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