Borgo Bello

Cost: $18.80 (Clearance price: $15.10)
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Merlot
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: Italy
Region: Bolgheri
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Borgo Bello
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.

Smooth, easy drinking and delicious

Positives: This wine features light oak, cherry, plum, champagne mushrooms, umami, rosemary and cappuccino. Medium body and tannins with good acidity & a fairly long length.

Negatives: There’s some heat from the 14% alcohol

Interesting Point: Decant for 30 minutes

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with stuffed red peppers.

Tasted: 22 May 2014

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance price: 9.5/10), Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 341123