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Rotwein 2017 Costa d'Amalfi DOC Riserva "Ravello", Campania, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Predicate: Riserva
Price: 35.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #MC-L06-172101

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 7 June, 2021
Editor note: Firm, slightly smoky aroma of ripe black berries and cherries with some dry herbs, cedary traces and some minerality. Taut, tart, juicy fruit, smoky, nutty, slightly cedary and tarry aromas, present, youthful, relatively fine tannin, persistent on the palate, herbaceous and quite salty in the background, coffee and cocoa notes, good depth, still young, quite complex, noticeably mineral, very good, firm, herbaceous and spicy finish
DOC area for white wines, red wines and rosé wines in the Italian region of Campania. The zone completely covers the municipalities of Amalfi, Atrani, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Positano, Praiano, Ravello, Scala, Tramonti and Vietri sul Mare in the province of Salerno. There are three subzones, Furore (Amalfi, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Praiano), Ravello (Atrani, Minori, Ravello, Scala) and Tramonti (Maiori, Tramonti), with different specifications regarding alcohol content and grape variety blend, which may be additionally indicated on the label

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