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Capezzana
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Red wine 2008 Carmignano DOC "Villa di Capezzana", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood and Tonneau
Registration number: #TdC-L11213

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 28 October, 2018
Editor note: Firm, fairly deep nose, light spicy oak and a hint of bacon, black and a few red berries, light spicy notes, hint of iodine, dried floral traces, hint of licorice. Ripe, firm, concentrated, juicy frit on the palate, spicy, nutty oak, light herbaceous notes and salty traces, persistent, fine, sandy, ripe tannins, firm grip, full body, light acid bite, hint of eucalyptus and licorice in the background, very spicy, very good, firm, ripe, juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2025+ What our ratings mean

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