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Mon Mar 20, 2006 12:24 pm
Fabio Contato 2003
Garda Doc Classico Rosso
Azienda Agricola Provenza
From a winery about 2 kilometres from the restaurant, a blend of
Tasted a bit alcoholic at first so I asked for an ice bucket and cooled it for 15 minutes.
Condensation on a red wine bottle looks a bit strange but the wines fruit was now to the front with a depth of cherry and strawberry with a Peppery spicyness.
Long finish showing mint and soft sweet leather.
A delighful wine, the last red of our holiday.
€27 in a restaurant in Sirmione, Italy
Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:45 pm
The Pacific Northest Westest
Gropello and Marzemio? New ones to me. Sounds like an interesting wine, though. "Pepperiness" always gets my attention. Have a comfortable trip home.
My wine shopping and I have never had a problem. Just a perpetual race between the bankruptcy court and Hell.--Rogov
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