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Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2016 Wine Review

Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2016

Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2016

Tuscany D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Caparzo Winery

Agent: The Case for Wine

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A smooth and silky, big-boned Brunello with juicy cherry, raspberry, earthy and meaty flavours on the palate. Vibrant acidity for food. Pair with spaghetti and meatballs.

Rosso di Montalcino food pairings: hard cheeses, cheese pizza, meat lasagna.

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This Caparzo Rosso di Montalcino 2016 was reviewed on December 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Terrific value for a wine from Montalcino that shows great typicity for the area. A hint of rust, dried cherry and leather with a dusty elegant finish. Try with a sweet potato and sage parmesan gratin. @wrightwineblog
Wineboy rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

One of the nicest values in Rosso di Montalcino I've seen in a while. The nose shows hints of Brunello elements with a floral note over a solid cherry fruit and perhaps a licorice note. An old world level of fruit which will not overpower your palate. The cherry elements are in the foreground with a rose petal note and spice element on the palate. Enough acidity to pair with tomatoes, but not so much to loose your guests. I predict this one will age well for a couple of years - buy a few because you likely won't see this price for a Rosso again.
Simon Chen rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

nice and easy drinking rosso di montalcino. 2016 is a good idea for Tuscany and this wine simply reflects the vintage. Fruity, smooth, balanced with a touch of acid and tannin on the finish. Again, another sipping wine to start the meal without the need to pair with any food.
From the Tuscany wine region, Caparzo 2016 Rosso Di Montalcino is great value under $20. Smoky on the nose fragrant with pink florals and red berry aromas, full-bodied and mouth-watering with tart cherry, raspberry, earthy, meaty flavours. Pair with a game stew or sausages. - Community Wine Reviews

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