Red

2018 Gulfi Sicilia Rossojbleo

Nero d'Avola

  • Italy
  • Sicily
  • Sicilia
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • Bob H wrote:

    March 5, 2020 - Another bottle of this, and I still like this and am impressed by the overall balance. That said, my wife, who was primarily drinking a Boca, did not care for this.

    No argument that the nose is fruit-forward, but the palate is not over the top, and I find this very drinkable.

  • Bob H wrote:

    February 5, 2020 - You know, and I don't mean this to be derogatory or otherwise confrontational, but after reading Chablis28's TN of this wine, I have to wonder if we drank the same wine?

    This is a larger-scaled, fruit-forward wine, but I would describe the fruit as fresh, not raisined. And at least according to the label, this is 13.5% alcohol, not exactly an over-the-top kind of reading.

    Not the most complex or subtle wine by any means, but I've drunk worse on a Wednesday night ;^)

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  • Tomas Backstrom Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 27, 2019 - Great after a few minutes of decanting. Guesses mostly on a rhone syrah.
    Great with reindeer!

  • chablis28 wrote: 83 points

    October 6, 2019 - Been decades since I've had this wine and, it will be decades again, if ever. Upon opening, at around 65 degrees, this was a mess. Spritzy, raisiny and way too much Alc on the nose. Undrinkable on night 1, for us. I put the cork back in, vigorously shook it, and put in the frig for the next simple meal. Opened tonight, 3 nights later, and much better if you're drink it chilled like a white / sub 55 degrees. The spritz is gone but still way too much raisin and alc if you let it warm past the mid 50s. I didn't feel like returning it and made it work. 83 pts if semi cold / un-scorable if drank at a normal red temp of low 60s.

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  • By Ian D'Agata
    Sicily: Where Great Wines and Lava Flow (Aug 2019), 8/1/2019 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2018
  • Type Red
  • Producer Gulfi
  • Varietal Nero d'Avola
  • Designation Rossojbleo
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Sicily
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Sicilia
  • UPC Code 870793001733

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (6%)
  • In Cellars 45 (68%)
  • Consumed 17 (26%)

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