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2005 Oriel Il Gattopardo
A rich and sumptuous Nero d'Avola.
$22member price
Name
Il Gattopardo or "The Leopard" is named for Giuseppe di Lampedusa's classic novel, a sensuous social commentary on Sicily's aristocratic past.
Process
Low-yielding, old vines in stony soils on the Southernmost tip of Sicily near the Ionian Sea. Careful selection and temperature-controlled fermentation with native yeasts. Bottled unfined and unfiltered after aging in French oak for 6 months.

Review: 
Really delicious.
Rate: 
5

Review: 
amazing nose, oaky, smooth, long on the tongue
Rate: 
4
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What's in this bottle:

Grapes
100% Nero d'Avola
Aroma
blackberry, redcurrant
Taste
fresh cherry, hints of coffee, chocolate, soft, round tannins, lingering finish.
$25SRP
$22member price