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2000 Avignonesi Italian (Tuscany) Red "Desiderio"

Winery: Avignonesi

Vintage: 2000

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Desiderio"

Wine Category: Italian (Tuscany) Red

Grape blend: 100% Merlot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Tuscany

State or country: Italy

Price: $54

Cases produced: 4,154

KWG Score: 91.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: October 15, 2006

Wine Review: While so many Italian wines are named for a hillside, a favorite child, or in this case a bull, they rarely tell you what it’s made with. Avignonesi is good enough to tell you that this wine is 100% Merlot and in spite of popular consensus that’s not a bad thing. The wine is very deep and rich with black fruit and ripe tannins modeled after the great merlots of Pomerol. This is a serious bottle of wine that you could lay down for a special occasion or enjoy now. - Alex

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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