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Community Tasting Notes (22) Avg Score: 92.3 points

  • Middle to light red at the rim - lightly aromatic nose with earthy notes. Medium bodied but dense and still tightly wound. There is a slight bitterness on the finish (which should go with more ageing) also a little heat. Needs more cellar time (2 years+).

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  • Noteringarna säger att det är mycket gröna toner i vinet, mörka bär, jord, värme.
    Jäkligt gott bara!

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  • I doften underbar frukt, lite rökiga och rostade toner, choklad, kaffe, eukalyptus och italienska örter. I smaken gott om frukt, fina tanniner, bra syra. Väldigt fin balans. Lite peppriga toner i avslutet.

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  • On the nose, raspberry, red berries, glue, green herbs and coffee
    On the palate, ceder, herbs, menthol, green pepper, acid.
    Medium + finish

    What a nose and a killer wine. This wine showed a brilliant nose and gave back on the palate as well.

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  • Wow!
    What an amazing nose.
    This is indeed a world class wine from Bolgheri’s finest, and just keeps getting better and better from vintage to vintage, as the vines are getting older.
    Nose shows lovely Cabernet Franc characteristics, with green grass, herbs, Tuscan earth, touch of smoke, red berry perfume, flowers, dust and stony minerals.
    Palate with dry and dusty both fruit and minerals, red berries, dense fruit, fine wood and a superb acidity.
    Superb length and structure, with drying tannins that has started to resolve.
    This is such a treat, and the window is open for enjoying this wine now, but I can easily imagine how good this will be 5 years from now.
    Has the stuffing to go all the way, and will be even better once it reaches peak.
    Still, lovely and my wine of the Le Macchiole flight tonight.
    I love the Paleo Rosso.
    (93 – 96+)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    10/12/2011, (See more on 90 points

    (Le Macchiole Paleo Rosso) Dark red violet color; smoky, tart currant nose; tasty, tart currant, mineral palate; medium-plus finish 90+ points

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  • By Kevin Lynch
    June 15, 2011, (See more on Sommelier Journal...)

    (Le Macchiole Paleo, Toscana IGT) A unique expression of Cabernet Franc (100%), showing lavender and herbal aromas with a trace of eucalyptus. Blackberry, tobacco, and Spanish black olive appear on the palate. Beautifully balanced, though still young.
    Appellation: Bolgheri

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