Taurino Salice Salentino Riserva 2006, Doc

Red Blend Red Blend
Puglia, Italy

$15.95 (177527)

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June 12, 2010

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Taurino is consistently one of the best producers of southern Italy, and this is great value. It’s a smooth yet racy...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A sweet, ripe, spicy, herbal, savoury example of Salice Salentino, a little more clean and modern than earlier wines...

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Community Reviews (3)

Peter Trottier
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Emilio Ruffolo
Emilio Ruffolo

Tasty, sweetish, robust dry finish with very good length very nice!

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Bright very ripe red fruit, with slightly rustic notes of prunes that in no way detract from the enjoyment of the wine. Quite dense and plush, but with fine tannin and acidity. A very fine red with good character from the boot of Italia, another Old World region producing better and better wines for not too many $$. Drink or hold for a few years.

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