2009 Sette Ponti OrenoBlend from Italy
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- 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 94+ Antonio Galloni - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"Currants, blueberries and mint on the nose. Full body, with velvety tannins and juicy fruit. Tannic now, but will soften with age. Lots going on here. Very close to the superb 2008. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Try after 2013."
94+ Antonio Galloni - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"The 2009 Oreno is stunning. Layers of soft, well-articulated fruit caress the palate in this sweeping, dramatic wine. There is tons of depth, freshness and vitality in the glass, not to mention terrific overall balance. Sweet flowers, spices and licorice wrap around the seamless, captivating finish. Oreno is one of Italy’s most improved wines. The 2009, a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese, represents another move in the right direction. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2029."
95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
94+ - Antonio Galloni - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese|
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, blackberry, cherry, asparagus, spice, ginger, vanilla, red fruit, strawberry and raspberry|
|Nose||violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, asparagus, green pepper and red fruit|