2008 Colosi Sicilia Rosso

Made from 100% Nero d’Avola, Colosi 2007 is a great, rich and generous everyday wine from Sicily. It has a ruby color with an expressive nose, quite intense with complex aromas of plum and dark cherries. Dry, medium bodied and well-balanced, the palate is fairly dense and earthy with ripe fruit flavors mixed with hints of spice. The overall profile of the wine is pleasant, friendly and versatile.

From the winemaker – “The color of this Sicilian gem is an intense dark ruby-red. The nose consists of aromas of black licorice, black currant, tar, tea leaf, and tobacco, which all develop into a fantastic and very complex bouquet while in the glass. Soft and ripe flavors of cherry, plum, and sweet tobacco followed into a nice smooth finish.”

Enjoy with Pasta with Meat, Bolognese or ragu sauces, meat lasagna or hard cheeses like Parmigiano or Romano and firm cheeses like Cheddar.

Rating:

This wine was given an 86 point rating by Wine Enthusiast.

Availability:

2008 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $10.99 a bottle, $59.35 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $105.51 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#11559

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