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Aia Vecchia Lagone 2012

$16.99

SKU 31871

750ml

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Characteristics: In the glass, the wine is deep ruby with purple hues. On the nose, the wine is delicate with notes of cherry, vanilla, raw beef and herbs. On the palate, it is dry, structured and elegant with flavors of plum, ripe cherries, wild berries and a hint of spice, followed by a lengthy and smooth finish that begs for food. Serving suggestions: This wine is very versatile and would pair well with both red and white meats, various pasta dishes and hard cheeses.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Brand Aia Vecchia
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Wine AdvocateCompared to the previous vintage, the 2012 Lagone is a less ambitious wine. There's a sticky aroma at the center that recalls dried apple skin or overripe cherry. The mouthfeel is one-dimensional, albeit full of jammy fruit softness. Lagone is 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink: 2014-2016.

Monica Larner, October 2014