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Iri da Iri Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2013

92+

robertparker.com

$108.00
VINTAGES#:
14637
750 ml bottle
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This is a new wine from Valle dell'Acate. The 2013 Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Iri da Iri opens to a medium build but definitely shows more density and concentration, if you were to compare this wine to your standard Cerasuolo di Vittoria. The blend is 60% Nero d'Avola and 40% Frappato, and the wine ages in tonneaux for 36 months. You get a more intense aromatic offering with dark fruit, black cherry and sweet tobacco. The idea behind Iri da Iri is to push the quality boundaries of Cerasuolo di Vittoria to offer a more complex and age-worthy expression in what is often considered a quick-drinking red wine category. This appellation is the only DOCG denomination in Sicily, and Valle dell'Acate wanted to prove its worth. They have done a great job. Drink date: 2018-2024. Score - 92+. (Monica Larner, robertparker.com, Dec. 28, 2018)

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  • Release Date
    January 9, 2021
  • Alcohol/Vol
    13.5%
  • Made In
    Sicily, Italy
  • By
    Valle dell'Acate
  • Sugar Content
    4 gram per Litre
  • Varietal
    Nero d'Avola Blend

Product Details

This is a new wine from Valle dell'Acate. The 2013 Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Iri da Iri opens to a medium build but definitely shows more density and concentration, if you were to compare this wine to your standard Cerasuolo di Vittoria. The blend is 60% Nero d'Avola and 40% Frappato, and the wine ages in tonneaux for 36 months. You get a more intense aromatic offering with dark fruit, black cherry and sweet tobacco. The idea behind Iri da Iri is to push the quality boundaries of Cerasuolo di Vittoria to offer a more complex and age-worthy expression in what is often considered a quick-drinking red wine category. This appellation is the only DOCG denomination in Sicily, and Valle dell'Acate wanted to prove its worth. They have done a great job. Drink date: 2018-2024. Score - 92+. (Monica Larner, robertparker.com, Dec. 28, 2018)

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More Details

  • Release Date
    January 9, 2021
  • Alcohol/Vol
    13.5%
  • Made In
    Sicily, Italy
  • By
    Valle dell'Acate
  • Sugar Content
    4 gram per Litre
  • Varietal
    Nero d'Avola Blend
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