Farnese Casale Vecchio Montepulciano D'abruzzo 2013

Montepulciano Montepulciano
Abruzzo, Italy

$10.95 (612788)

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The 2013 is a very good vintage for this very classy Italian red to be found on the shelves for less than $11....

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Michael Loken
Michael Loken

Dark ruby to purple in colour, the nose is full of blackberries, dried fruits, baking spices and mocha. Taste is on the drier side (which suited me, but not my wife) with a long finish. As mentioned in other reviews, this is reminiscent of a Ripasso, and a bargain at the price.

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Paul Yeoman
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This is a wine you definitely want to decant -- it needs a tonne of air to open up well. It's dry with some grip, but not unpleasant. It didn't really hit the mark for us.

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garwinelover
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Paul Yeoman's reaction was dead-on identical to my wife's and my reaction. Although from a value point of view, for 10.95 you could do a lot worse

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