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Cherie Cole

Cherie Cole

Prestige

Domaine Montrose Prestige Rosé 2017

Côtes De Thongue I.G.P., France
165 days ago

Cherie scored this wine: 89/100

This Rosé from the South of France is comprised of 70% Grenache, 25% Rolle and 5% Syrah. A small percentage of this wine was aged in oak. You'll find fruity notes of raspberry, apricot, red currant and citrus. Serve chilled on a hot patio. Tasted 2019.

Tenuta Di Castiglioni

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Tenuta Di Castiglioni 2016

Tuscany I.G.T., Italy
166 days ago

Cherie scored this wine: 89/100

From the Frescobaldi family in Tuscany, this blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese is a classic example of this IGT. Bursting with blackberry and cherry with pepper and vanilla notes. Pair with roast pork. Tasted 2019.

Otima 10-Year-Old Tawny

Warre's Otima 10-Year-Old Tawny Port

Douro, Portugal
166 days ago

Cherie scored this wine: 90/100

A beautiful garnet-coloured ten-year-old tawny port with succulent aromas of dark fruit, dried apricots, spiced nuts and caramel. Full-bodied with a lingering dark fruit and sweet spice finish. Pair with pungent cheese. Tasted 2019.

166 days ago

Cherie scored this wine: 88/100

From the Southern region of Italy in Campania, this dark Italian red is made solely from the Aglianico varietal. The flavour profile consists of dark-skinned plum, dark cherry, smoked meat and leather. Full-bodied with firm tannins. This wine is perfect for those who enjoy a savoury wine with bold character. Tasted June 2019.

166 days ago

Cherie scored this wine: 89/100

Dark, rich and smooth, this affordable Amarone boasts aromas and flavours of figs, dates, cinnamon, vanilla and tobacco leaf. Full-bodied with smooth tannins. Pair with very sharp cheese. Tasted 2019.

Cherie Cole

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