Argentiera Villa Donoratico 2016 - Buster's Liquors & Wines
Argentiera Villa Donoratico 2016
SKU: 54171

Argentiera Villa Donoratico 2016

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750ml
$32.99

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Category Red Wine
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Region Italy, Tuscany, Bolgheri
Brand Argentiera
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
To describe a wine, it is necessary to decipher its origin - the landscape, the place, the environment from which it is born - in order to fully understand its nature. Villa Donoratico is a decidedly consistent and complex wine that never risks normality, demonstrating a character deeply linked to territory. Matured in oak, it is extraordinarily drinkable and faithful to its identity, year after year. A nose full of red fruit and a pleasant spice on the palate with notes reminiscent of licorice.
Wine Advocate
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Another 40/30/20/10 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot, the 2016 Bolgheri Rosso Villa Donoratico is a sophisticated wine that is full-bodied, with dark concentration and thickness. It has a nice fullness to it, with big, dark fruit. The Villa Donoratico plays its best cards in the mouth, as its texture is very rich and seductive. There is a touch of richness on the tannins, which still need to relax. You also get snap or crunchiness on close.

Monica Larner, May 16, 2019
Wine Spectator
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Beefy and dense, this red delivers plum, black cherry, sweet spice and graphite flavors on a base of dusty tannins. A bit chunky and ends on the tannic side, yet there is a lot to like here. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Best from 2021 through 2035.

Bruce Sanderson, November 30, 2018
Wine Enthusiast
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Aromas of tilled soil, black plum and cedar lead the nose. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it has a dense palate that evokes prune, licorice and clove alongside polished tannins.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2019