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Accademia del Sole Merlot 2003, Calatrasi (Italy)

Accademia del Sole Merlot 2003

Calatrasi (Italy)

(Sicily)
Merlot
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

(Sicily) The wine shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, moderate transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean and pleasing aromas which start with hints of black cherry and plum followed by aromas of black currant, blueberry, vanilla, tobacco and carob. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, plum and black currant. This Merlot ages for 12 months in barrique followed by at least 3 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Roasted meat, Braised and stewed meat with mushrooms

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

October 2005


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