Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2011 - New Canaan Wine
Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2011
SKU: 01187

Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva 2011

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Puglia, Salice Salentino
Brand Cantele
Alcohol/vol 13%
Streaks of garnet giving way to intense ruby red. Aromas of candied fruits and spices that evolve into clean underbrush, tea, and amber notes. Enhanced by notes of red flowers, the aromas return on the palate transported by confident but not overbearing alcohol. The tannins and fresh acidity work in counterpoint to create a balanced, soft wine.
Wine Spectator
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Juicy flavors of ripe wild strawberry and red licorice mark the start to this light- to medium-bodied red, with supple tannins lending some structure and weight. Savory accents of garrigue, loamy earth and star anise echo on the finish. Drink now through 2025. 20,833 cases made.

Alison Napjus, June 15, 2015
Wine Enthusiast
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Firm and savory, this opens with aromas of ripe berry, clove and graphite. On the palate, notes of clove and black pepper add depth to ripe Morello cherry and crushed raspberry flavors. Supple tannins offer support.

Kerin O'Keefe, March 1, 2015