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Villa Mora Sagrantino di Montefalco 2007
Chairman's SelectionTM
PLCB Code: 32847
Size: 750ML
Price: $17.99
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Vintages: 2009 2008 2007

Villa Mora Sagrantino di Montefalco 2007

Region:Italy > Umbria > Montefalco
Grape Variety: Sagrantino
Alcohol Content:15%

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Availability in Pennsylvania:

  • Removed from the Chairman's SelectionTM list on June 2, 2014.

  • This wine is no longer available in Pennsylvania. The PLCB Code above may now be in use for a different product.

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Rated by pavineco on January 1, 2014
There was some interesting conversation on this one after the PLCB fall preview tasting. I thought it was terrible that day, but agreed with jlbird that I wanted to try it again after some decanting. If I didn't absolutely love Sagrantino, I probably wouldn't have given it much more thought, but I do so I had to try it again under better circumstances. This time, with a decant (about an hour), it was definitely better. Drinkable, certainly, with rich red fruits, but that undercurrent of burnt rubber was still there, consistently. At the tasting it was the only thing I noticed, whereas at home it was but a tertiary flavor, but it was still there. It's not often one finds even a mediocre SdM at this price point, so it remains tempting, but all told I'd rather save my money for a better one. (I am particularly interested in the 2006 Terre de Trinci, a luxury pick that's only $15, which would be a steal if it is anywhere near as good as the 2004, which is $29. Too good to be true?)

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