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2009 Giuseppe Quintarelli Rosso Ca Del MerloBlend from Italy

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"A single vineyard bottling, 50% of grapes are pressed immediately after harvest, 50% are dried for 2 months, After 3-4 days of maceration, primary fermentation starts with ind...

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"A single vineyard bottling, 50% of grapes are pressed immediately after harvest, 50% are dried for 2 months, After 3-4 days of maceration, primary fermentation starts with indigenous yeasts, Wine is racked and then sits until February, Wine is racked onto the lees of the Amarone which starts a second alcoholic fermentation (this process is called ripasso), After this fermentation, the wine is racked into large Slavonian oak barrels for seven years." Importer

Product Detail

Item # 100073
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Sub-Region Veneto IGT
Ratings
Vintage 2009
Color Red
ABV 15.0%
Varietal(s) Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Cabernet Franc, Nebbiolo
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste chocolate, mocha, fig, earth, raisin, cranberry, plum, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, blackberry, cherry, smoke, earthy, strawberry and red fruit
Nose chocolate, mocha, fig, earth, raisin, cranberry, plum, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, truffle, cherry, leather, vanilla, earthy, strawberry, asparagus, green pepper and red fruit