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Kellerei Schreckbichl - Cantina Colterenzio
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2016 Südtirol / Alto Adige DOC Merlot-Cabernet "Cornelius", Alto Adige, Italy

Firm nose, ripe blackcurrants and some dried tomatoes, hint of tobacco and some iodine, light peppery notes and juniper. Ripe, firm, tart, juicy fruit on the palate, light smoky oak, hint of tobacco, full-bodied, fairly prominent, slightly astringent tannins, noticeable warm alcohol, touch of dark chocolate and coffee, some juniper, very good finish, becomes more juicy with aeration.

Best to drink: 2021-2028+ What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 19 February, 2020
Price: 26.00 € find+buy
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet
Registration number: Sch-L.80807A
wein.plus rating: very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 24 January, 2019
Best to drink: 2020-2026+
Editor note: Clear nose, black berries and a few cherries, light nutty oak, hint of tobacco. Tart dark fruit on the palate, light spicy oak, dark chocolate, integrated sandy tannins, medium body, some persistence, hint of tobacco and ashes, spicy traces, salty traces, more dark chocolate and some coffee on a good to very good finish.

The red grape variety originates from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to snack on the berries,...

Often used but not unambiguous short name for the two red grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. These are closely related (the parents of...

DOC area (also South Tyrol, Italian Alto Adige or dell'Alto Adige) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian wine-growing area of South Tyrol. It is divided into six...

The northern part of the Italian dual region of Trentino-South Tyrol; the southern part is Trentino. The Italian name is Alto Adige. It corresponds...

The Republic of Italy in southern Europe with its capital Rome covers 301,338 km². Most of the national territory is located on the Apennine Peninsula, which is surrounded by...

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