2012 Contrada Chiappemacine

Passopisciaro

12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£520.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

The "C" in the 2012 Contrada C stands for Chiappemacine. This is a 1.2 hectare vineyard planted to 80-year-old vines at 550 meters above sea level. The soils here consist of a thin layer of volcanic lava that allows the roots to penetrate the sandy limestone below. This results in a softer wine with a round and plush mouthfeel. Bright berry nuances are followed by pressed rose petal and crushed stone. I would suggest a slightly shorter drinking window for Contrada C. It ages in botte grande for 18 months. Sep 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100Monica Larner
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Southern Italy & Sicily
Sub-region
Sicily
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Italy
Region
Southern Italy & Sicily
Sub-region
Sicily
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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