100% Sangiovese from Lake County, California
SRP of $18 and available at that price. Sample received courtesy the winemaker for review purposes.
From the bottle:
“Bright and focused, traditional Sangiovese is loved for its versatility with food and an incredible range and depth of flavors. 9 barrels made.
We mindfully grow and produce tradtional old world wines from distinctive Italian varietals that are uniquely Lake County. We are family owned and operated, and invite you to visit us in Kelseyville.
The 2009 Rosa d’Oro Vineyard Sangiovese begins with an aromatic nose of black cherry cola, red berries and spice with a dash of leather. The wine tastes rich and fruity with black cherry and strawberry and is a bit on the tart side with some herbal notes. This Sangiovese has good lively acidity and is very food flexible. The fruitiness holds all the way through and then the herbal notes and light tannins come out a little stronger at the very end. A very nice bottle that takes you on a trip through a lot of different flavors and sensations! This would be good wine for the Christmas table.
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Overall Rating: 7.3
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