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Colterenzio Merlot-Cabernet Cornelius 2017

Colterenzio Merlot-Cabernet Cornelius

2017
Alto Adige (Italy)

Cornelius is a pleasant fruity, intense and persistent wine. Dark garnet red in color, the nose reve...

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£36.16

/ 0.75 L btl

Colterenzio Merlot-Cabernet Cornelius 2017

Producer

Alcohol content i

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

Cornelius is a pleasant fruity, intense and persistent wine. Dark garnet red in color, the nose reveals a bouquet of currant, cocoa, cinnamon and vanilla. Soft and structured tannins complete the taste, elegant and structured. Aging potential of 10/15 years. Excellent with meats, especially red, game and aged cheeses.

Food pairing

Red meats / Cured cheeses

Tasting notes

  • ViewGarnet rim
  • Bouquet:Cinnamon / Cacao / Vaniglia
  • Mouth:Elegante

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Colterenzio

Colterenzio

Founded in 1960 by 28 wine-growers, the Cantina Colterenzio winery now has around 300 members and is one of the most active and enterprising firms in Alto Adige, managed for many years by Wolfgang Raifer, son of the renowned oenologist Luis Raifer who had also taken over the running of the winery back in the 1970s. Most of their vineyards are found in Cornaiano (also known as Girlan) on the outskirts of the town of Appiano, one of the centres of authentic winemaking in the re...

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