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Venissa, Rosso

Venissa, Rosso - 2011

Item # 39434 500mL
$199.96/ Single Bottle
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$599.88 $539.89/ Case of 3
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Tasting Notes

The Venissa winery makes just two wines, their formidable white and this red wine that is nothing short of impressive. A nod to Bordeaux, perhaps, as it's based on Merlot then Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged in barrique for 18 months and with the meticulous structure and fruit, a gorgeous bottle that could age.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Merlot

The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine,...

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Cabernet Sauvignon

The result of an illicit affair a hundred-odd years ago between Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon today enjoys more worldwide popularity than both of its parents combined. It is the principal grape of Bordeaux, and as such has rightly earned its place among the greatest and most long-lived wines of the Old World; of course, it is also the most heralded grape of California,...

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