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Feudo Montoni Nero d'Avola Vrucara 2015 750ml
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Feudo Montoni Nero d'Avola Vrucara 2015

  • wa94
  • v93+
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750ml
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Category Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Sicily
Brand Feudo Montoni
Alcohol/vol 14%
A bright ruby red color, Vrucara is intense and persistent on the nose with earthy aromas, notes of red plum and dark berries, which are in harmony with notes of rose petal, vanilla, balsamic, eucalyptus and licorice. Soft and velvety on the palate, with a delicate acidity and well-balanced and soft tannins. Vrucara has a prolonged aromatic persistence on the finish. Pair with red meat, roast, game meat, salumi and aged cheeses.
Wine Advocate
  • wa94

Tasted from magnum, the 2015 Sicilia Nero d'Avola Vrucara is a dark and penetrating wine with a chiseled and pungent side that delivers dried cherry and blackberry preserves. There is a point of ripeness, maybe even jammy cherry with lots of inky dark fruit. I knocked off a point or two compared to the previous edition because I am less a fan of that ripeness. You get cherry liqueur or cherry syrup sweetness on the close. However, this remains one of the benchmark bottles for Sicily's banner grape Nero d'Avola.

October 17, 2019
Vinous
  • v93+

Good full ruby-red. Aromas and flavors of red/dark berries, plum, smoke, coriander and herbs. Juicy, taut and precise, with musky notes that extend onto the long, very smooth back end.

August 2019
Wine Enthusiast
  • we92

Made with organically farmed Nero d'Avola, this offers compelling aromas of mature dark-skinned berry, new leather and underbrush. The savory, structured palate delivers ripe black cherry, star anise and crushed mint set alongside lithe, polished tannins and fresh acidity. Enjoy through 2025.

March 1, 2020