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2005 Campagnia di Ermes Cesanese di Olevano Romano
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Community Tasting Notes 19
Burgundy Al wrote: (89 points)
January 16, 2012 - Great red fruit aromas with a character of slightly sweet spice. Slightly floral. Red candied cherry fruit flavors, very pretty and charming. Good minerality and acidity gives plenty of energy and lift from middle to finish. Very easy to enjoy.
September 8, 2010 - one of judy's favorites. smooth at start with hint of fruit and nice finish. medium body; drank well over three nights.
Colima74 wrote: (92 points)
February 23, 2010 - I liked this a lot. Rough around the edges in some ways, big and brooding, but in a good way, not because the fruit is overpowering. It's not. Hard to describe. It's not Syrah-like or Bordeaux-like either. If I had to try to peg it, it might be more like a Mourvedre with nice structure and dark red fruit and good tannins. This is nice to drink on its own, but it as also good with a red curry chicken. Different in a very good way
January 25, 2010 - this bottle wasn't up to the previous three. a slightly bitter finish. maybe off?
thebonnydooner wrote: (88 points)
January 21, 2010 - dark plum in colour, earthy, funky nose with a slight chemical tinge, nice ripe blackberry and dark plum fruit with a plummy currant finish. Lots of rustic complexity. Nice.
Pro Reviews 3
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Ian D'Agata
July/August 2009, Issue #145 (link)
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By Richard Jennings
9/6/2009 (link) 91 points
(Campagnia di Ermes Cesanese di Olevano Romano) Dark garnet red color with pale meniscus; tart berry, charcoal nose; very tart, light-medium bodied, red fruit, berry and charcoal palate; medium finish
By Richard Jennings
1/9/2009 (link) 91 points
(Campagnia di Ermes Cesanese di Olevano Romano) Dark garnet red color; mature CdP-like earthy, meaty, lamb jus, herbal and light pepper nose; tasty, tart dried red fruit, herbal, vaguely smoky and graphite palate with good acidity; medium finish 91+ pts.
- Vintage 2005
- Type Red
- Producer Campagnia di Ermes
- Varietal Cesanese
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Italy
- Region Latium
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation Cesanese di Olevano Romano
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 14 (22%)
- Consumed 50 (78%)