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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer RIVERA IL FALCONE
The recommended 2013 (***) with 90-points was released on September 14, 2019 at $24.95. Here is my previous note: Very deep intense purple colour. Intense, slightly spicy, cedar-tinged, ripe plum nose with some sandalwood notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, intense, ripe plum flavours with a lingering, gently savoury, sandalwood-tinged, high acid finish. The recommended 2012 (***) with 91-points was released on April 13, 2019 at $24.95. CSPC 177295
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Sch Age
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Rating ***(90 points)
Dray, Tangy, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: [A new addition to our Vintages Essentials collection.] A savoury and firm red with an exotic mix of incense, tobacco and leather. The palate blends blueberry and red currant, while mineral and salted black liquorice takes over on the finish. Drinking window: 2019-2030. Score - 93 (Michaela Morris, decanter.com, Jan. 9, 2019) Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 2, 2020
Cases bought 550 (12 bottles per case)

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