Caruso & Minini Sachia Perricone 2012, Igp Sicilia

Other Red Other Red
Sicily, Italy

$13.95 (211854)

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Made from Sicily’s Perricone grape (aka Pignatello), a rather rare bird in this neck of the woods. This one is brimming with aromas and flavours of cherry pie filling, pomegranate, elderberry and red licorice. A bright nerve of acidity gives good lift, while the slightly chewy tannins make for a robust backdrop. Cellar 3-4 years, or savour tonight with lamb stew. (VINTAGES panel, Jan. 2013)
86 pts
3
March 02, 2013

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a rarity: a pure perricone (that's the grape, usually reserved, at least historically, for the also rare...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Perricone is native to western Sicily, and rarely seen on these shores. Here it has produced a youthful, fresh...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Pronounced intensity and very floral with candied black cherry dominating the nose. The palate is off-dry and soft...

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