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Cincinnato Ercole Nero Buono 2013 Wine Review

Cincinnato Ercole Nero Buono 2013

Cincinnato Ercole Nero Buono 2013

Lazio I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $25.00

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cincinnato

Agent: Appellation Wines

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied Italian red wine with a firm tannic grip on the palate. Black fruit and toasty oak. Pair with rare meats.

Nero Buono food pairings: sirloin roast beef, mashed potatoes and arugula on Nero Buono sauce.

This Cincinnato Ercole Nero Buono 2013 was reviewed on June 16, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Old world charm, aged leather, dry, chalky mouthfeel. Well balanced, integrated alcohol. Barnyard, savoury and earthy notes dominant with juicy red fruit. Great pairing with braised or roasted red meats. Complex, well structured and ready for enjoyment. Great price for value. Asked 2013 vintage June 2017. 91 points. BespokeTastings
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A sturdy earthy and plummy Italian red with prominent barnyard and savory aromas. The palate shows high mouthwatering acidity and grippy toasted oak finish. Can drink but suitable for aging. Enjoy this medium+ bodied red wine with braised beef short ribs but allow it to decant for at least one hour prior to toasting. Tasted June 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Located on the lavic hills of the Cori territory at an altitude of circa 250
metres above sea level; volcanic-clayey soil; row training system with
circa 4.000 plants per hectare; guyot pruning; yield per hectare is 6-8
tons; harvesting period 25th September – 10th October.
Perfectly ripe grapes with 22% circa of sugar; soft pressing and destemming;
fermentation with the skins for circa 12 days at 23°C; malolactic
fermentation; ageing in french barriques for 12 months; refining in bottle
for 8 months.
Intense ruby red colour; harmonic and persistent nose; dry, full bodied
palate with scents of fruits of the forest, cocoa note at the end

Source: Winery (Cincinnato)

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