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90 • Villadoria 2010 "Bricco Magno", Nebbiolo, Langhe DOC $16.99. Best Buy.
Light garnet color. Dusty aromas of tar and cherry vinaigrette with a supple dryish medium body and a white strawberry, pencil, and gravel finish. Very old world in style. Serve with boar. (tasted on Feb-24-2014)
90 • Mazzaro Intensita 2012 Sicilia IGT $12. Best Buy.
Attractive aromas and flavors of raspberry tart, pistachio gelato, and toffee with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy cherry custard and delicate baking spice accented finish with fine chewy tannins. A deliciously fruity, easy drinking red for sipping or the table. (tasted on Mar-03-2014)
89 • Pedretti 2011 Nero d'Avola, Sicilia IGT $14.99. Best Buy.
Aroma and flavors of fresh picked blueberries, vanilla and nougat with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, lime and green apple accented finish. Nice vibrant acidity for the table. (tasted on Feb-24-2014)
86 • Marchesi del Salento 2012 Negroamaro, Puglia IGT $8.99. Best Buy.
Deep ruby color. Aromas of smoked nuts, dark malted chocolate, and mulberries with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, earthy tannin finish. A study table wine. (tasted on Feb-24-2014)
85 • Marchesi del Salento 2012 Primitivo, Puglia IGT $8.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Garnet. Aroma of dried cherries, leather, olive and honeycomb with a tangy, medium body and a cedar, apple skin, and chewy tannin finish. A nice savory table wine. (tasted on Feb-24-2014)