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95 • Di Filippo 2006 Sagrantino di Montefalco $32.99.
Rich aromas of chocolate frosted cake, boysenberry jam, and praline with a crisp, supple dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a long, rich, and tangy kiwi, spice, and chalk accented finish with grippy tannins. A stellar table wine; pair with spicy lamb dishes. (tasted on Dec-02-2010)
93 • Di Filippo 2008 Sallustio Montefalco Rosso $19.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of olive, roasted root vegetables, creamy mocha, and dried cherries with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy apple skin, nut, and slate accented finish. A very nice table wine; pair with Bistecca alla Fiorentina. (tasted on Dec-02-2010)
89 • Giorgio Meletti Cavallari 2006 Impronte Bolgheri DOC $39.99.
Deep garnet color. Reserved aromas brown butter, oak, cherry, dried tomatoes, and floral incense with a supple dryish medium-to-full body and a crisp, structured, riverstone accented finish. A very nice dry table wine that will be great with osso bucco or braciole. (tasted on Dec-02-2010)
87 • Baccichetto Vittorino 2009 Malbech, Delle Venezie $15. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Rich aromas of blackberry cordial, fennel, and fig with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, balanced spicy apple sauce and creme brulee accented finish. A nice sipper or pair with pasta carbonara or lamb dishes. (tasted on Dec-02-2010)