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La Contea, San Cristoforo, Riserva 2006

Chocolate, red baking apples, waxy incense, spice and red berry fruit bouquet. Robust, warm and rich palate with good zesty, juicy acidity and fine ageing. A very good wine. Complex and powerful. 16.88pts/20
Price: £29 (2005) Laithwaites, Sunday Times Wine Club
Drink: 2013–2020
Alc: 15%