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Terre di Franciacorta Rosso Vigna Santella del Gröm 2000, Ricci Curbastro (Italy)

Terre di Franciacorta Rosso Vigna Santella del Gröm 2000

Ricci Curbastro (Italy)

Curtefranca o Terre di Franciacorta (Lombardy)
Cabernet Franc (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), Merlot (20%), Barbera, Nebbiolo (20%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

Curtefranca o Terre di Franciacorta (Lombardy) The wine shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, moderate transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with aromas of toasted wood followed by aromas of black cherry, raspberry, blueberry, plum and violet as well as aromas of vanilla, licorice and hints of tobacco and chocolate. In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a pleasing tannic attack with a pleasing crispness however well balanced by alcohol, intense flavors and good body. The finish is persistent with clean flavors of plum, raspberry and black cherry. A well made wine. This Terre di Franciacorta ferments in barrique and ages for 18 months in barrique followed by at least 12 months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Braised and stewed meat, Game, Roasted meat, Hard cheese

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

October 2003


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