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Falesco Vitiano 2014 Wine Review

Falesco Vitiano 2014

Falesco Vitiano 2014

Umbria I.G.P., Italy

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Falesco

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

More Vintages: 2013  2012 

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The Renzo Masi name is almost hidden on the label (look for the small type under the vintage). A quaffable Italian red wine that is solid for this price point. Full-bodied, black fruit, good acidity. MINE: The 2013 vintage of the Falesco Vitianois an Italian red wine blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese grapes. Good acidity for tomato sauce. OTHER: Marco Giovanetti rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: on the nose, aromas of sweet and spiced ripe black fruit such as plums, black cherry and prunes. On the mouth, full body, round with subtle tannins. Medium acidity with a long finale. Perfect with linguini al pesto. OTHER: Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review: Plum and blackberry with some earthy notes and some pepper. Lots of cherry on the palate, and bright acid would make this a wonderful complement to many pasta sauces. OTHER: Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review: Dark garnet. Earthy plum, black berry and cassis aromas. While medium bodied, it feels fresh and light on the palate. The tannins are present yet smooth, and the dark fruit and tobacco notes lift the finish. Great quaffing wine. OTHER: Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review: Dried cranberry and cherry, smoked meat, and vanilla. The taste is tart cherry an plum. Medium acidity, and a tart cherry finish. Pair with herb rubbed roast chicken. OTHER: Wineboy rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review: Old world style wine, with measured fruit, touch of tannins, with a hint of earthiness to support the fruit and make it more interesting... OTHER: Devon rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review: Soft wine very easy on the palate although the tannins are present. Cranberry, cherry and black berry. Kind of tastes like the "real fruit candies". There is some earth and vanilla present as well.. This wine could be an interesting pair with Holiday turkey meals with the cranberry notes with the cranberry sauce. OTHER: Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review: Inviting nose with hints of cedar and black current jam.Light and a bit jammy on the get go,it coats the palate but is easy to enjoy by itself.Good with BBQ chicken. OTHER: Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review: Alex: Dusty, meaty and sour red fruits on the nose, with dried oregano and some black plum as well. Dry, midnight palate, with gentle dusty tannin, modest fruit concentration and a plush texture. Fine acidity makes this a bolognese pasta sauce shoe-in. 84pts. Priya: You know I don't like my wines to have a 'meaty' or 'bloody' nose...must be the vegan in me. This is a bit dry for my fruit-loving palate. 82pts. OTHER: Philippe Perreault, Sommelier rated this wine as 80/100 with the following review: It's a blend of Sangiovese (34%), Cabernet Sauvignon(33%) and Merlot(33%). Deep garnet color. A nose of cedar, spice and plum. This wine is round, hot, medium-bodied and long. Pair it with Italian sausage skewers. Serve it at 15-17 degrees. Ready to drink but can be aged 3-5 years. OTHER: A soft and velvety texture red with orange peel, chocolate and plum aromas and flavors. Medium to full body, fresh acidity and a flavorful finish. Subtle at the same time. This is always one of Italy's excellent value reds. Drink or hold. Score - 91 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, July 10, 2016). - Community Wine Reviews
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