Archive for the ‘Wines of Italy’ Category

2006 Michele Chiarlo Barbera D’Asti (Italy)

  • Color- Ruby Red
  • Nose- Black pepper, Dark Fruit
  • Body- Med to Full 
  • Taste- Dry, Spice, Juicy ripe red berries, Black berry 

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2008 Gaetano D’Aquino Pinot Grigio (Italy)

  • Color- Watery lime
  • Nose- green mint, Vanilla, mineral
  • Body- Medium to Light
  • Taste- Medium acidity, citrus, Dry, Mineral

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2007 Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio, Italy

  • Color Lite straw yellow
  • Nose-Citrus, Apricots, Pears
  • Body- Lite
  • Taste- High acidity, Grapefruit, Apples, Pears

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2008 Chiusa Grande Tommolo Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

  • Color- Purple red
  • Nose- Dark fruit, Floral, Chemicals(floor cleaner)
  • Body- Medium 
  • Taste- Dry,   Cherries, Low tannins, black berries, Spices

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2005 Gaetano D Aquino, Chianti Riserva

  • Color- Dark Ruby Red
  • Nose- Pepper, Chocolate, Dark berries, Cherries
  • Body- Light
  • Taste- Smooth, Pepper, Dry cherry, oak, dry 

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Tenuta Di Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2005 750ml

2005 Tenuta di Nozzole Riserva, Sangiovese, Chianti Classico

  • Color- ruby red
  • Nose-wood,pepper, leather
  • Body- medium
  • Taste-Dry, Earthy, Ripe red berry and cherry fruit flavors

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Castiglioni, 2006 Chianti, Italy $13.99 (BevMo)

First Impression

  • Color – Nice bright Ruby- Beautiful in glass
  • Nose – Spice, Berries, Oak
  • Taste – Dry, Fruity, mid Tannin

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