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Antica Hirpinia 2010

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There are 4 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Medium ruby colour with a glistening shiny garnet hue on the edge. The bouquet starts off firm but opens up with black cherries, red currants, rose petals, dark chocolate and leather bound library dusted books. Flavours reveal bing cherries, fresh bay leaf herbs and smoked spicy paprika touches at the end. Acidity flourishes with broad tannins and a well balanced body. Pair with bresaola antipasti or medium bodied cheeses. 89 points - tasted July 2018
Melanie Lloyd rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

On the nose, this wine is quite complex with aromas of dark fruit, rose petals, sweet spice, honey, and subtle wood notes. On the palate, there is dark fruit, floral notes, and a long dark chocolate finish. It is full-bodied with great acidity and noticeable tannins. Pair with braised beef.

Tasted July 2018
Luc Delorme rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

This wine opens up on the nose with a candied, almost artificial fruit aroma mixed in with an earthiness that creates a profile that is unique.

The slightly sweet, candied, almost artificial fruit continues on the palate, accompanied by peppery secondary notes. Mouthfeel is smooth and round, and there is enough acidity and tannin to ensure good structure.

This wine will not likely be a wide-appeal crowd-pleaser, but for those that like the candies fruit profile, this wine is well structured and well-balanced.
Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

FBS, JS93(3)

John Szabo, MS

Here's a beautifully mature(ing) Taurasi, full of wild violet and hibiscus - beguilingly perfumed - also with plenty of dark fruit, earth, burnt rubber, hot rocks and more, a wild aromatic ride to be sure. The palate is full, savoury, firm but not hard, with excellent length. It's drinking really well now, with complexity that would make many a Brunello or Barolo shy. A great gateway into the excellent wines of the appellation, cellared for you, at a very fair price. Tasted June 2018. Value rating: ***




Natalie's Review

Antica Hirpinia 2010, Taurasi, Campania D.O.C.G., Italy: This robust Italian red wine made from the Aglianico grape in Taurasi offers lots of pleasure. Racy acidity for a tangy tomato or meat sauce. Wines from this region or often nicknamed Barolo of the South. Aromas of dark fruit, toasty oak, and smoke. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2018-2022. 542126 13.50% D 750 mL  $36.95 Score: 90/100. October 13, 2018 Top Rated Red Wine. Voluptuous Veal Wine  Full Review

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