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Icone

Sicily (Italy)


Wines Reviewed: 6
Average Score:

Dolcevita 2007 Dolcevita 2007
Merlot 2008 Merlot 2008
Nero d'Avola 2008 Nero d'Avola 2008
Sense 2006 Sense 2006
Solemio 2010 Solemio 2010
Syrah 2008 Syrah 2008



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Dolcevita 2007, Icone (Italy)

Dolcevita 2007

Icone (Italy)

(Sicily)
Nero d'Avola, Syrah
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

(Sicily) Dolcevita shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean and pleasing aromas which start with hints of plum, blackberry and black cherry followed by aromas of dried violet, tobacco, carob and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum, blackberry and black cherry. Dolcevita ages in steel tanks.

Alcohol: 13%

Sauteed meat, Broiled meat and barbecue, Stuffed pasta

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

September 2011



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Merlot 2008, Icone (Italy)

Merlot 2008

Icone (Italy)

(Sicily)
Merlot
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

(Sicily) This Merlot shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean and pleasing aromas which start with hints of plum, black currant and black cherry followed by aromas of blueberry, dried violet 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 plum, black currant and black cherry. This Merlot ages in steel tanks.

Alcohol: 13.5%

Pasta with meat and mushrooms, Sauteed meat, Broiled meat and barbecue

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

September 2011



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Nero d'Avola 2008, Icone (Italy)

Nero d'Avola 2008

Icone (Italy)

(Sicily)
Nero d'Avola
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

(Sicily) This Nero d'Avola shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, moderate transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean and pleasing aromas which start with hints of black cherry, blackberry and plum followed by aromas of blueberry, violet, carob and menthol. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, plum and blackberry. This Nero d'Avola ages in steel tanks.

Alcohol: 13%

Pasta with meat, Sauteed meat with mushrooms

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

September 2011



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Sense 2006, Icone (Italy)

Sense 2006

Icone (Italy)

(Sicily)
Nero d'Avola
Red Wine Red Wine Score: Wine That Excels in Its Category

(Sicily) Sense shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of plum, blackberry and black cherry followed by aromas of dried violet, blueberry, cinnamon and carob. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, agreeable. The finish is persistent with flavors of plum, blackberry and black cherry. Sense ages in cement tanks.

Alcohol: 14%

Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat, Hard cheese

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

September 2011



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Solemio 2010, Icone (Italy)

Solemio 2010

Icone (Italy)

(Sicily)
Grillo
White Wine White Wine Score: Wine That Excels in Its Category

(Sicily) Solemio shows a brilliant straw yellow color and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of apple, peach and almond followed by aromas of citrus fruits, pineapple, hawthorn and broom. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a crisp attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of apple, peach and almond. Solemio ages in steel tanks.

Alcohol: 13%

Pasta and risotto with fish, Sauteed fish, Vegetable soups

Suggested glass Young and Crisp White Wines 11 °C
(51 °F)
(Young and Crisp White Wines)

September 2011



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Syrah 2008, Icone (Italy)

Syrah 2008

Icone (Italy)

(Sicily)
Syrah
Red Wine Red Wine Score:

(Sicily) This Syrah shows an intense ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, little transparency. The nose denotes intense, clean and pleasing aromas that start with hints of black cherry, black currant and plum followed by aromas of blueberry, violet and carob. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, black currant and plum. This Syrah ages in steel tanks.

Alcohol: 13%

Sauteed meat, Broiled meat and barbecue, Stewed meat with mushrooms

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

September 2011


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