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"Piano del Cerro" Aglianco del Vulture 2008

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Philippe Perreault, Sommelier reviewed this wine as follows:

Made of 100% Aglianico.

The color is deep ruby.

Aromas of tomato leaf, spice, mint, eucalyptus and oak.

The palate is soft, round, creamy and the finish is long.

This off-dry red will be an excellent choice to match pork tenderloin with goat cheese and port sauce.

Serve it at 15-17 degrees.

Can be aged 5-6 years.
Julia Kelada rated this wine as 98/100 with the following review:

The weight of this bottle was so heavy that i needed the wine to sustain me afterwards! There is a curious spider on the front of the bottle which made me feel drawn to enjoy the contents as the approach of Halloween gets closer…and then the name Piano….I could imagine sitting looking out at the beautiful changes of the leaves as a piano played Jazz in the back ground….yup, i had high expectations and i hadn't even popped the cork yet!
Well rest assured, there was no worry to be had… This wine delivered in every one of my expectations,I will go as far as to say, buy more than one bottle!
After finally lifting this heavy bottle and popping that cork, I poured the most rich cherry coloured liquid, i smelled cherries immediately. So far the marriage was perfect. My first sip revealed delicious fruits, and yes, predominantly cherries. After this taste subsides there is an almost sweetness of a mild acidic balsamic vinegar which opens up to a vegetable, mineral essence, before a long, dry finish.
The name of this wine…Piano Del Cerro gives a hint into the ability to create the complexity and richness of it's taste, translated, planes of the hills….producing difficult growing conditions, but yielding a powerfully structured wine!
This wine would be perfect with spicy Turkey meat balls in a balsamic tomato sauce .
Bottoms up!

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"Piano del Cerro" Aglianco del Vulture 2008, Basilicata, Italy Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. 14% D 750 mL  $27.35. March 1, 2012  Full Review




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