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Quintarelli Primofiore 2011 Wine Review

Quintarelli Primofiore 2011

Quintarelli Primofiore 2011

Veneto I.G.T., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $64.95

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Quintarelli

Agent: Prevedello and Mathews

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Almost mature Bordeaux in its complexity and that weird but attractive Band-Aid aroma that probably comes from the oak barrels. Mature beyond its year with lovely aromas of tanned leather, tobacco leaves and smoke. Contemplative wine: just don't think about how much you paid for it. Pair with juicy lamb.

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This Quintarelli Primofiore 2011 was reviewed on November 14, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Alex: The 2011 Primofiore is fantastic, although the price has hiked up $12 from last year here in Ontario. To me, this is still a top pick at the price due to the mastery of clarity, complexity and balance of this winemaking family, but if you're looking for weight at this price, then this isn't your wine. Offering such an elegant, complex nose, really expressive, with notes of bitter chocolate, cherry pie, cinnamon and clove, and a touch of root beer and turpentine. Plush, lightweight and fresh palate, with fantastic harmony between sweet red fruits and herbal tones, great clarity of flavor, with a complex, herbal-zesty cherry finish. I could drink a bottle of this in 20 minutes, and it would make an excellent food wine - think lamb and tomato sauce pasta. Worth it for me. 93 pts
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Alluring and incredible! Ripe red cherry, baking spice, tobacco leaf and sage dominate the nose. The palate is rich and mouthwatering. Dominant flavours include cherry, sweet spice, leather and a touch of dried savoury herb. This wine is full-bodied, long finish and delicious. Enjoy this trailblazing blend of Corvina, Corvinone, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Amarone with roasted rack of lamb. Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
This robust Italian red wine from Quintarelli is mature and complex. The 2011 vintage of the Primofiore is made from grapes grown on vines that are more than 30 years old. This is the first wine each vintage that Quintarelli releases. This is a red wine blend of Corvina, Corvinone, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes, with a splash of Amarone to add heft and depth. - Community Wine Reviews

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