Cost: $18.80 (Clearance price: $15.10)
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Merlot
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
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
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+