2006 Sportoletti Rosso Villa Fidelia Umbria IGT (Italy, Umbria, Umbria IGT)

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Cabernet Sauvignon, Italy, Red Wine, Umbria, Umbria IGT

As always, a reliably good bottle of wine. Fruity in a good way with plush Cabernet black currant and tobacco flavors, but also with earth, funk, and plenty of acidity. Velvety texture and long finish. Can be cellared for quite some time, but why wait when the wine is drinking so well right now?

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I am not a professional wine taster, nor do I have any professional training in the wine trade. I am a wine enthusiast who has spent countless hours tasting wines of many different styles. My palate is not aligned with a single wine critic, and I call all wines "as I taste them". My site is a source of tasting notes and wine recommendations as well as warnings without conflict of interest. You'll just have to figure out how your palate aligns with mine. My palate generally tends to veer towards Old-World wines that put a premium on terroir and lovely balance and finesse, rather than raw power...please keep that in mind as you read my notes.

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