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Masi Grandarella 2011 Wine Review

Masi Grandarella 2011

Masi Grandarella 2011

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Veneto I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Masi

Agent: Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A full-bodied red wine blend featuring aromas of espresso, mocha, dried herbs and some wild tart blackberries. Robust, smooth, rich and deep. Cries out for a hearty meat dish.

Food pairings: rich meat-based or baked pasta dishes, blackened leg of lamb, strong cheese, mushroom risotto with plenty of Parmigiano-Reggiano.

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This Masi Grandarella 2011 was reviewed on February 8, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Refosco is an ancient variety, native to the Veneto region. It is generally quite a bold, tannic grape with a touch of bitterness. It is blended here, with Carmenère, which is planted in small pockets of the Veneto and Fruili regions. Intriguing aromatics of potpourri, red cherry, cedar and a subtle animal note define the nose. Pleasant on the palate, with a dense structure and tart acidity providing lift through the mid-palate. Ever so slightly rustic with ripe, chewy tannins.
This Italian Appaxximento wine is part of the Super Venetian trend toward very concentrated wines from the Veneto region of Italy, much like Tuscany has Super Tuscans or Turbo Tuscans. The wine is made from semi-dried grapes: Refosco, Carmenère (both of which aren't permitted under DOC regulations therefore this wine is designated IGT) and local grapes. Lots of black fruit and earth aromas. - Community Wine Reviews

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