Familia Cassone, Obra Prima Colección, Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo 2012

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From very old vines (some older than a century), this explodes with liquorice and intense, sweet spices. The structure is dominated by ripe tannins and mellow, friendly acidity.
Price: £25.46 Justerini & Brooks
Drink 2015-2018
Alc 14%