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SAIA NERO D'AVOLA 2017 DOC Sicilia
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FEUDO MACCARI
Fairly deep intense purple colour. Rather spicy, intense, very ripe, warm plummy nose with a touch of raisins. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, harmonious, intense, forward, slightly baked, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, complex, Sultana-raisin-sandalwood finish. Has 14.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with lot number L12118 on the back label. The recommended 2015 (***) was released on September 29, 2018 at $32.95. CSPC 128967
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Rating ***(90 points)
Spicy, Ripe, Plummy, Mature
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Fascinating aromas of blackberries, tar, asphalt and flowers. Full body, firm and silky tannins and a bright and fruity finish. Yet in reserve. Needs some time to soften. Better after 2020. Score - 94 (jamessuckling.com, Nov. 7, 2019) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 21, 2021
Cases bought 279 (12 bottles per case)

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