Rivera Il Falcone Riserva Castel Del Monte 2009, Doc

Red Blend Red Blend
Puglia, Italy

$23.95 (177295)

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89 pts
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November 12, 2016

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A lovely, high-toned, floral, ripe and spicy blend of 70% Uva di Troia and montepulciano, this is a superb value for...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Nero di Troia, an indigenous northern Puglian grape variety is behind this excellent wine from a region best known...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

An appealing Puglian blend of 70% Nero di Troia and 30% Montepulciano. Briny, light to mid-weight with a touch of...

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Community Reviews (3)

Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Blend of 70% Nero di Troia and the rest other varieties, this has medium-high intensity aromas of wet earth, dried cherry, barnyard, olive and black pepper. It's medium-full bodied on the palate and maturing quite well with dusty tannins and flavours of olive, earth, sour cherry, and sweet baking spice. Harmonious with balanced acids and long finishing. Tasted Oct/2016. Score: 90+ pts.

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Trevor Sabourin
Trevor Sabourin

Quite earthy and dusty, though somewhat understated on the nose. Dried cherry and cranberry, dark plum, fig, sage, green olive, leather, dried leaves, and a touch of violet and vanilla. There is also a bit of gamey, brett character. Repeats on the palate with some sundried tomato, bitter cocoa, and clove spice. Medium-full bodied, high acidity, and firm, dusty tannins. Good length finish, with dried cherry and earth.

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Marc Joly
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