Leone de Castris Salice Salentino Rosso Riserva DOC 50th Vendemmia 2010 (4.3/5)


Integrity5
Balance4.5
Complexity4
Persistence4
Hedonism4

Notes: It appears deep garnet with good legs. On the nose it's clean offering medium+ intensity of black and red cherries, black mulberries and sweet leaves (the label suggest basil and really you can small it), spices vanilla and cinnamon with rose petals on the end. On the palate is dry to off-dry (tech. sheet reports 4.6g/l), with medium acidity, smooth tannins, medium alcohol, medium+ body. Smooth and warmly velvety. Medium+ finish.
Good quality, Drink Now but will improve, Medium High Price, good Q.P.R . 90% Negroamaro and 10% Malvasia Nera di Lecce. Salice Salentino, Puglia, Italy. 

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