Argiolas Costera 2009, Doc Cannonau Di Sardegna

Grenache Grenache
Sardinia, Italy

$17.95 (99028)

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90 pts
5
December 10, 2011

Critic Reviews (1)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is a modern, very ripe, manifestly Mediterranean example of cannonau (grenache), with highly inviting medicinal...

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Community Reviews (4)

Alex Zanella
Alex Zanella

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March 2012

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Templeton Smith
Templeton Smith

A well balanced and just-complex-enough Grenache. Not a very noticeable nose, it's light and doesn't give away much. The palate is dark, cooked cherries and blackcurrants. It's got a hint of citrus, lemon, cocoa with minerality. Nonetheless it is overall very strong on condensed fruit with a nice finish. Very good to excellent. Tasted December 2011.

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Adam
Adam

Tasted March 2014. Lovely rich wine here - loads of ripe fruit with some nice earthy, savoury herbal complexity. The tannins are still very much there but held somewhat in check by juicy acidity. I don't get a lot of the medicinal elements others have noted. Finish is medium. the fruit makes this a very quaffable wine.

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Blair Dowden
Blair Dowden

Medicinal herbs is an interesting way to describe what is wrong with this wine. Using a caraffe helped a bit, and the wine did grow on me over time.

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