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AGLIANICO 2017 IGP Campania
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CANTINA SAN PAOLO
Fairly deep intense purple colour. Attractive, complex, intense, sandalwood-cedar nose with lots of ripe plum notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, fairly intense, quite well structured, harmonious, ripe plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, sandalwood-tinged finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with a new lot number L197/2019 on the back label. A REPEAT of the recommended 2017 (**+) that was released on March 2, 2019 at $14.95. CSPC 473132
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Win Onl
Country Italy
Region Campania
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Rich, Spicy, Plummy, Fruit Cake
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Wow! Now here's great value! The aglianico grape is considered to be the nebbiolo of southern Italy - firm, gutsy, complex. This captures so much of this character for only $15. Great structure and depth but in that dry, grippy Euro style that you need to embrace up front. Expect lifted currants, thyme, pepper, old spicy wood and earthiness. It is medium weight, warming, drying and thoroughly engaging. The length is excellent. Score - 91 (David Lawrason, winealign.com, Feb. 20, 2019) Price $ 14.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - January 25, 2020
Cases bought 449 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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