Saturday, July 16, 2011

Spirit of Wine Review & Rating: **+ Marco Donati Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT Situla Rosso, Italy, 2009

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By way of background, opening thoughts: This wine was introduced as part of the Glass of Italy program.


Original tasting and review : This is Marco Donati Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT Situla Rosso, Italy, 2009, finished at 13.% alcohol.  the grapes are a harvest blend of Lagrein, Teroldego and Marzemino.

In the glass: Deep purple.

On the nose: Poured cool with a brief decant and swirled vigorously, shows deep and perfumed fruit on the nose.

On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact soft cherry with some bright acids.

In summary: Overall, rates two stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale, with a plus for unique and bold aromatics.

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