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Az. Agr. Casello Bondoni di Tomasi Gaetano
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Weißwein 2018 Lugana DOC "Zonafranca", Lombardy, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #CaBo-L619-Zo

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 May, 2020
Editor note: Somewhat nutty and woody-spicy scent of ripe yellow fruits with vegetable and floral nuances and a hint of turmeric. Ripe, firm, juicy fruit, slightly dried vegetable to tobacco and yeasty nuances, yellow spice and some wood, very fine acidity, sweetish melt, good substance and persistence, ethereal notes, very good, quite firm finish with a little smoke and ripe juice
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