Valtellina - current tasting notes
3 Sep 2007 by guest contributor
The following are tasting notes written by Paul Howard in conjunction with his long overview of Valtellina , Lombardy's subalpine wine region. AR PE PE (Ar turo Pe lizzatti Pe rego) Ar Pe Pe, 2005 Valtellina Superiore Riserva Grumello 16.5 Drink 2012-20 Good year, small but fine harvest, will be Riserva level. Attractive light crimson/orange. Very aromatic nose, predominantly dried cherries at this stage. Good acidity, clean cherry fruit, aggressive grippy tannins. A big structure to age and develop. Very drying and mouth puckering at present....

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