2006 Sella & Mosca Alghero Tanca Farra

Red Blend

  • Italy
  • Sardinia
  • Alghero
Drink between 2008 - 2016 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • tsdevon Likes this wine: (88 points)

    May 6, 2017 - Some bottle variation - this was a good one. Funky. Held up fine.

  • jonz113 Likes this wine: (91 points)

    March 6, 2016 - Drinking well after 1 hour decant. Black fruit with a spicy herbaceous finish. I would agree with prior reviewer that identified basil. Tanin structure remains intact which suguests this wine can be enjoyed over the next few years.

  • songoose wrote: (87 points)

    May 11, 2014 - Decanted 1 hour. Didn't show well. Green and harsh, rough around the edges. Vinturi helped a little (always a last resort for me). Disappointing.

  • Uwchlanjohn wrote: (89 points)

    July 25, 2013 - Paired very well with a pasta dish featuring fresh basil, tomatoes and thinly sliced garlic combined with olive oil. Gave it plenty of time to open. Would love to have a few more bottles.

  • Corgoson wrote: (90 points)

    May 24, 2013 - nose: fig, black berries, black cherries, oak, light soy sauce. Taste: pork sausage, beef jerky sort of meaty taste. Plum, fig, raspberry. Some cherry drop in the end. I also get some warm spices. Dry and mid-full body and big flavor profile. Almost a little sweet bbq sauce going on? Get hint of basil. I find this to be enjoyable and interesting. Good tannin and light toasted oak. Maybe a hint of heat but perhaps it needs more air. Needs air.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Exploring the Best of Central and Southern Italy (June 2011) (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    2/6/2013 (link) 91 points

    (Sella & Mosca Alghero Tanca Farra) Dark red violet color; appealing, tart red berry, ripe red currant, cedar nose; tasty, medium bodied, ripe red currant, red berry,k juniper berry, light olive, cedar palate with medium acidity; medium-plus finish 91+ points (13.12% alcohol; 5.1 g/l acidity; 3.37 pH; 50% Cannonau, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Sella & Mosca
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Tanca Farra
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Sardinia
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Alghero
  • UPC Code 086785142197

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 32 (51%)
  • Consumed 31 (49%)

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