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Molettieri Taurasi Vigna Cinque Querce 2006 Bottle

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WA: 95 points

"Black cherries, licorice, incense, tobacco, spices burst from the glass in the 2006 Taurasi Riserva Vigna 5 Querce. Today, the 2006 is huge, imposing and virtually impenetrable, but with time in the glass the wine shows considerable depth and sheer richness. This is one of the more overt, textured Taurasis readers will come across. All the elements are in perfect balance and symmetry. Game, mocha, expresso, melted road tar and cloves are some of the many notes that are woven into the enveloping finish. This is one of the most polished wines I have tasted from Molettieri. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2026."

Category Red Wine
Country Italy
Region Campania
Appellation Taurasi
Brand Molettieri
Alcohol/vol 15%
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorThis dark red shows hints of tar, pine and spice accenting the blackberry, cassis and plum skin fruit, which holds up the grippy tannins on the long, minerally finish. Drink now through 2018.

Bruce Sanderson, August 31, 2011