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Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel Del Monte 2011 Wine Review

Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel Del Monte 2011

Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel Del Monte 2011

Puglia D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Rivera Il Falcone

Agent: S. Schiralli Agencies Ltd.,

Natalie's Score: 91/100

This robust Italian red wine is made in one of the more southerly wine regions of the country, where the grapes ripen to full flavour and depth. The 2011 vintage of the Rivera Il Falcone is a blend of mostly Nero di Troia grapes and some Montepulciano grapes. Savoury, smoky and brooding with fleshy black fruit aromas and flavours. Ultra-delicious and smooth already in texture. Southern Italy has undergone a quality revolution. Taste this red to see what I mean. Pair this wine with hearty meat dishes.

Food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef stew, grilled chicken.

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This Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel Del Monte 2011 was reviewed on January 6, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 393 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A red blend gem from Puglia, Italy. 70% Nero di Troia and 30% Montepulciano. Deep purple, dark and inky coloured. Pronounced and complex aromas of rich dried dark fruit, prune, plum, rust and metallic notes as well as some earthiness and game with a touch of blood sausage. Lots of cinnamon and blackberry in the mouth with a touch of salty minerals. High acidity, medium tannins and body. Exquisite flavours. Complex and rich. An excellent Nero Di Troia. Decant for 1-2 hours before enjoying. Pair with lamb sausage and steak and kidney pie.
91 points November 2017
From the Puglia wine region, Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel Del Monte (2011) is a robust Italian red made with mostly Nero di Troia red wine grapes and some Montepulciano grapes. The wine is medium-plus for body, rich with cherry, wild herbs, leather and smoke on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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