Castelgiocondo Lamaione 2007

Merlot Merlot
Tuscany, Italy

$63.95 (978411)

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89 pts
5
February 05, 2011

Critic Reviews (4)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Powerhouse Frescobaldi wine (one of their most premium labels), the 2007 Lamaione is crafted for the North American...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is very deep, dark merlot. The huge nose is rife with chocolate, coconut suntan oil, raisin and some earthy,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Produced in an oxidative style showing some maturity on palate and nose, with dusty earth and dried floral aromas....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Hugely oaky and abundantly ripe, this wine has nothing to do with Tuscany. It smells like a banana split with toasted...

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Community Reviews (1)

Andrew Hunter
Andrew Hunter

90+

Still very young and tight, but it is clear that this will evolve into a really good wine. Lots of ripe tannin, plenty of classic fruity Merlot flavours. New-World-forward in style but also plenty of savory flavours as well which keeps if from being cloying.

Pointless opening this for at least 3 more years. 5-7 even.

I liked this but I'm not sure this is worth $64.

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