Aia Vecchia Sor Ugo 2011

$49.00
$44.10

SKU 748789700475

750ml

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in the glass, the wine shows colors of red garnet accompanied by a bouquet of cherries, menthol and a hint of rosemary. On the palate, the wine is round and rich without being overpowering. It is spicy on the mid-palate and lively on the back-end, with flavors of black current, licorice and coffee, followed by a long-lasting finish that is slightly minty and boasts a juicy mouth-watering sensation. An ideal wine for red meat, game- based dishes and hard cheeses.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Bolgheri
Brand Aia Vecchia
  • wa88

Wine AdvocateThe 2011 Bolgheri Superiore Sor Ugo is the proverbial "big boy" wine with dark color, extraction and deep impact on the palate. The blend is 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot, aged in French oak for up to two years. It shows a thick fabric of ripe fruit with black cherry and blackberry folded within sweet tobacco and Asian spice. The finish delivers a huge

Monica Larner, October 2014
  • we85

Wine EnthusiastAromas of spiced plum and exotic spice lead the nose on this robust wine. On the palate, scorching alcohol overwhelms dried black cherry and licorice, throwing the wine completely off balance. Astringent tannins and a green note of powdered sage create an extremely bitter finish.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2015