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Leone De Castris Riserva Salice Salentino 2009 Wine Review

Leone De Castris Riserva Salice Salentino 2009

Leone De Castris Riserva Salice Salentino 2009

D.O.C., Puglia, Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Leone de Castris

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Brooding on the nose with dark fruit, smoke and dark spices. More black fruit follows on a full-bodied palate with some tannic grip and a pleasantly bitter tarry note. Decant 2 hours and enjoy with hearty meat dishes.

Food pairings: barbecued meats and mushrooms, hard cheeses.

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This Leone De Castris Riserva Salice Salentino 2009 was reviewed on June 8, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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This wine received a rating of BBB in the 2013 Gambero Rosso, denoting Excellent. The 2009 marks the 50th vintage of this wine. The nose is generous, complex and quite pretty with layered suggestions of bumbleberry pie, fig, hickory and sweet spices. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, April 2013

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