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ARGIOLAS 10 COSTERA
Item: #302580
Bottle Size: 750ML
WA: 90
$13.49
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ARGIOLAS 2010 CANNONAU "COSTERA"

WINE ADVOCATE 90 POINTS - "caresses the palate with juicy dark cherries, plums, tobacco, spices and licorice. Elements of sweetness, inner perfume and pure silkiness distinguish the Costera from the vast majority of its peers. A hint of sweet flowers and mint lingers on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2015."

Argiolas has long been the quality leader on the previously overlooked island of Sardegna (Sardinia). The island's Cannonau based wines have become sought after since a daytime TV host suggested that perhaps drinking Cannonau contributed to the islanders' longevity. We make no such health claims but we do enjoy the flavors of Cannonau which turns out to be Grenache (Garnacha). The 2010 Argiolas Costera is composed of 90% Cannonau, 5% Bovale Sardo and 5% Carignano (Carignan) grown on the calcareous soils of the Costera vineyard. Antonio Galloni, writing in the February 2013 issue of the Wine Advocate, gave this red a 90 point rating.
Serve this with beef, lamb, chorizo paella, roast pork, pasta with Bolognese sauce or Sardinian Pecorino cheese.
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