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Conte Priola, Pinot Noir 2014 – A Basic Italian Red With Subdued Pinot Noir Character

Conte Priola, Pinot Noir 2014, Delle Venezie IGT, Italy, Wine Casual

Conte Priola, Pinot Noir 2014, Delle Venezie IGT, Italy

Tasting Note: A basic, food-friendly pinot noir that would pair well with Italian food and dishes that need wine with acidity to cleanse the palate in between bites.

Ruby in color this wine has a nose of red cherry, blackberry, and strawberry with some hints of vanilla.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus bodied red is velvety in texture with aromas on the nose continuing as flavors with red cherry in the lead.

The pinot noir is medium-plus in acidity.

While the pinot noir aspects of this wine are understated, the wine does show well as a basic Italian red.

Bottle Note: This pinot noir from Conte Priola offers a silky smooth texture on the palate. The aromas and flavors are brimming with cherry and bright red berry fruit. This well-balanced, easy-drinking red is lovely with an array of lighter food choices or very enjoyable on its own.

Rating: 86 points
Price: $8
Alcohol: 12%
Importer: Saranty Imports, White Plains, New York
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: September 4, 2016

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