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  Salento Il Lemos 1998, Leone de Castris (Italy)

Salento Il Lemos 1998

Leone de Castris (Italy)

Salento (Apulia)
Primitivo (50%), Negroamaro (10%), Montepulciano (20%), Merlot (20%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Salento (Apulia) The wine shows a beautiful ruby red color with nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose is rich and intense, very clean and elegant. The main aromas that can be recognized in this wine are black cherry, plum jam, black-currant jam followed by aromas of wood, vanilla, leather, chocolate and toffee. The mouth has good elegance and personality with a good correspondence with the nose. Intense and full bodied, alcohol in good balance with tannins and with sapidity, this wine has a persistent finish with flavors of black cherry jam and plum jam. A good and well done wine. Il Lemos is aged in cask for about 18 months.

Alcohol: 14.5%

Stewed meat, Roasted meat, Hard cheese

Suggested glass Bodied or Mature Red Wines 17 °C
(62 °F)
(Bodied or Mature Red Wines)

Issue 3, December 2002

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