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Thursday, 4 June 2020

Feudo Arancio Nero d'Avola 2018

In 2000 Gruppo Mezzacorona recognised the untapped potential of Sicily and invested in replanting and rebuilding two estates along the ventilated Southern coast of the island. A significant producer from the island.

I gave this a good decant prior. On pouring it's deep, dark, sullen - with woody spice adding to that. Somewhat like dipping into Grandpa's rolling baccy pouch whilst sitting in front of a log fire that crackles away. 

Touches of fennel add an aromatic lift; the palate is plush and nigh sensuous with a chewy tannin profile that you feel compelled to roll around the palate. It certainly carries a relaxing vibe to it; languid, unhurried. 91 

Tasted on: Monday 18th May
Source: Sample
Price: $20
Alcohol: 13%
Closure: Screwcap
Website: www.feudoarancio.it/en-gb
Sample Courtesy of: www.singlevineyards.com

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