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Salice Salentino Rosso Riserva Donna Lisa 1998, Leone de Castris (Italy)

Salice Salentino Rosso Riserva Donna Lisa 1998

Leone de Castris (Italy)

Salice Salentino (Apulia)
Negroamaro, Malvasia Nera di Lecce
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

Salice Salentino (Apulia) This wine shows a ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose denotes clean aromas with a good correspondence to the mouth. There can be perceived aromas of black cherry, chocolate, cherry jam, plum jam, raspberry, plum and black currant followed by hints of vanilla. In the mouth is intense and of good body, the attack is pretty tannic although well balanced by alcohol. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum jam and black cherry. The wine is produced by macerating skins for at least 1e days followed by 18-20 months of aging in barrique.

Alcohol: 14%

Roasted meat, Hard cheese, Braised meat, Stewed meat

Suggested glass Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines 18 °C
(64 °F)
(Full Bodied and Very Mature Red Wines)

November 2002

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