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  Controguerra Rosso Lumen 1999, Illuminati (Italy)

Controguerra Rosso Lumen 1999

Illuminati (Italy)

Controguerra (Abruzzo)
Montepulciano (70%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Controguerra (Abruzzo) The wine has an intense ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose reveals good personality with intense, elegant and clean aromas of black cherry, cocoa, fennel, strawberry, raspberry, licorice, blackberry, coconut, plum and vanilla with hints of mint. In mouth is very balanced and very correspondent to the nose, good body and clean and intense flavors. The finish is persistent with agreeable and clean flavors of blackberry, plum and black cherry. A well made wine produced with macerating skins for 15 days and aged in barrique for about 18 months followed by an aging in bottle for 12-14 months.

Alcohol: 14%

Braised or stewed meat with mushrooms, Game, Roasted meat, Hard cheese

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

Issue 7, April 2003

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