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Avignonesi Desiderio 1998

Bordeaux Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy
  • WS 92
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Winemaker Notes

This super-Tuscan blend of Merlot (85%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (15%) is an intense, ruby red in colour, its bouquet is delicate and persistent, with a slight scent of wild fruits. The taste is fullbodied, harmonious and round.

Serving suggestions: roast and grilled meat, game and mature cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

WS 92
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In 1309 pope Clement V transferred the papal residence from Rome to Avignon, France. In 1377, when pope Gregory XI moved the papal residence back to Rome, some noble families of Avignon left France to follow him. It was at that time, in Italy, that one of those families became known as Avignonesi - probably to simplify an otherwise difficult, foreign name. Soon the Avignonesi family separated into three branches which settled in Rome, Siena... View More