Velletri Terre Dei Volsci Riserva 2004, Velletri Doc

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Italy

$14.85 (175141)

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Ruby red with purple tinge; aromas of strawberry and plum fruit with light anise, earth and tobacco notes; dry, medium-bodied with good acidity and soft tannins on the finish. Serving Suggestion Serve with pasta and meat sauce, rabbit stew or spicy sausage.
86 pts
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April 04, 2008

Critic Reviews (1)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

A very mature soft Italian red starting to show its age. The nose is dry cherry with earthy woodsy notes and mature...

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2004 Velletri Terre Dei Volsci Riserva, available in the general section, is medium to full bodied, sweet wine that has appealing notes of prune, bilberry, black cherry, caramel, oak and cut hay. It's still pretty fruit forward, yet on the integrated side, has refined tannins and a medium finish. It can easily age for another 5 years and will most likely evolve nicely. My impression: NICE. Tasted Feb/10 and again in Nov/10 during Italian wine tasting where it was generally well received.

The 2005 Velletri Terre Dei Volsci Riserva is a medium bodied, aged wine, with appealing aromas of strawberry, raspberry and leather. Tannins are refined to tannic (decant for 30 min) and the finish is medium. Drink this food friendly wine now and for the next couple of years. My impression: NICE, 88 pts. Aug/12.

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Gaby Israel
Gaby Israel

88-90? Great value! medium body. classic old-world. aromas of cigar box. no power just finesse. earthy. dried fruits. very pleasant and food friendly.

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