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2017 Campo Al Mare Italy (Other Regional Reds) "Bolgheri"

Campo Al Mare 2017

Winery: Campo Al Mare

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bolgheri"

Wine Category: Italy (Other Regional Reds)

Grape blend: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Bolgheri

State or country: Italy

Price: $30

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 91.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: May 31, 2020

Wine Review: The dark garnet colored blended wine from Bolgheri opens with a pleasant black cherry bouquet with hints of espresso and faint earthy compost. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied, balanced and round. The flavor profile is a tart black cherry and oak blend with note of creme de cassis, black tea, chalky minerality. The finish is rather dry and its firm sticky tannins build-up to a very extended finish. The Panel suggested decanting this wine and then pairing it with roasted leg of lamb or a Bistecca alla Fiorentina (aka Florentine porterhouse steak). Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Intense small red berry fruit with hints of violet and balsamic. Great acidity and a velvet sensation. Soft tannins with a long and persistent finish. Pairs well with roasts and stews.

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