Aia Vecchia Sor Ugo 2011
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
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.