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RIZZI LANGHE NEBBIOLO 2018 DOC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer RIZZI
This NEW in Vintages release was supposed to be part of this release but instead was removed by the LCBO and transformed into a Vintages Online Exclusive. I had to order two bottles on September 30 ($50 minimum) and it just showed up on October 8. What an aggravating needless waste of time and money. Here is my tasting note: Medium ruby in colour, the very attractive, nose has lots of ripe Damson plum, black cherry and raspberry-cassis fruit with some floral, rose-tinged, sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, well structured, faintly spicy, intense, ripe, bright, plummy, raspberry-cherry fruit flavours with a lingering, fairly mouthfilling, harmonious gently savoury finish. Quite ready-to-drink. - what a glorious red for Thanksgiving - too bad that you canít pick up a bottle at the LCB. This 100% Nebbiolo has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L20LN182 on the back label. CSPC 19747
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Hal Ent
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Rating ***(91 points)
Delicious, Dry, Fresh, Bright, Ripe,
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A firm, silky red with blackberry, chocolate and hazelnut aromas. Hints of walnuts, too. It's mediumbodied with firm tannins and a silky finish. Drink now [to 2024+]. Score - 91 (jamessuckling.com, Aug. 4, 2020) Price $ 28.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 2, 2021
Cases bought 127 (12 bottles per case)

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

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