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  Castel del Monte Riserva Il Falcone 2000, Rivera (Italy)

Castel del Monte Riserva Il Falcone 2000

Rivera (Italy)

Castel del Monte (Apulia)
Uva di Troia (70%), Montepulciano (30%)
Red Wine Red Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Castel del Monte (Apulia) This wine shows a deep ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, elegant and refined aromas which start with aromas of black cherry, blueberry and plum followed by good and intense aromas of carob, tobacco, violet, licorice, vanilla and pleasing hints of black pepper. In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a slightly tannic attack however well balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of black cherry, blueberry and plum. A well made wine. Il Falcone ages for 12-14 months in barrique and for 1 year in bottle.

Alcohol: 13.5%

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

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

Issue 14, December 2003

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