2008 Falesco Vitiano Rosso Umbria Red Wine

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A deep ruby red color. Explosive, rich, lush aromas. On the palate variety of dark currants, black cheery, jam, licorice, and tobacco leaf. A refreshing finish. This wine is extremely food versatile and will be a excellent choice to drink on it's own or pairing with some of your favorite dishes.
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ROBERT PARKER RATING: 89
ROBERT PARKER REVIEW: The 2008 Vitiano Rosso (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese) is a racy, sleek wine that impresses with its layers of perfumed red cherries and sweet toasted oak. The wine offers terrific clarity and precision in a slightly taut, focused style for this offering. A few months of bottle age seems prudent. According to proprietor Riccardo Cotarella, the bottle variation that occasionally shows up in Vitiano is most likely attributable to the different amounts of time the various lots spend in bottle prior to arriving on the market. Clearly lots that have more time in bottle have the potential to show greater harmony than lots that have less time in bottle. That said, slight bottle variation issues here are a minor quibble for a wine that delivers so much value.
This is a blockbuster young red wine with explosive, luscious aromas. Vitiano Rosso is deep ruby-red in color, and offers a wide range of fruit and spice aromas, including black cherry jam, licorice, and tobacco leaf. This versatile wine pairs well with a wide array of food, including meat, pasta, and pizza. It is best enjoyed in its youth when its fresh fruit character is most evident. Vitiano Rosso is a perennial value.
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Vintage 2008
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Bottle Size 750ml
Special Assignment Best Sellers
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