IWC 88 Pts - According to International Wine Cellar - "Good bright, full red. Expressive aromas of black cherry, blackberry, bitter chocolate and licorice, with a musky animal nuance and good lift from herbs and spices. Juicy and nicely delineated, displaying good depth and energy to the flavors of blackberry, black cherry, cassis, spices and herbs. Lively merlot with smooth tannins, a lingering hint of herbs and noteworthy intensity for its price point. Very satisfying now."
According to Wine Spectator - "Fleshy, with bright acidity backing the juicy plum and racy cherry notes. Hints of toasty oak and flint mark the finish. Drink now."
According to Wine Advocate - "The 2012 Felino Merlot is from Tupungato and Lujan de Cuyo. The wine ferments in stainless steel, malolactic is in French and American oak barrels where the wine aged for eight months. The nose has notes of red fruit yogurt intermixed with some earthy aromas and a light vegetal touch. The medium to full-bodied palate has some dusty tannins balanced by juicy black fruit with some herbaceous freshness. Drink now-2017."
Tasting Notes - "A substantial merlot; black-cherry-colored with purple reflections and a bright bouquet of huckleberry, boysenberry, plum, and violet flower aromas. The palate is fresh and fleshy, with firm, ripe tannins and notes of blackcurrant, licorice and tobacco." 100% Merlot. 14.3% ABV.
- Additional Information
Varietal/Type Merlot gtin 897941000875 Brand Felino Size 750 ML Standard Rating 88 Points
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