2009 Tasca d'Almerita "Lamùri" Nero d'Avola Sicilia

SKU #1088132 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2009 Lamuri is Tasca's mid-range Nero d'Avola, although it is a wine that regularly overdelivers for its price. Sweet candied fruit, herbs and flowers meld together nicely in this polished, mid-weight red. The 2009 is a somewhat firm Lamuri that will require at least 6-12 further months in bottle. I especially like the intensity and drive of the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2019. From top to bottom this is an impressive set of wines from Tasca d'Almerita. The estate seems to have honed in on a refined style across the entire range.  (6/2011)

Wine Enthusiast

 Lamùri is a terrific value wine from Sicily that would pair well with pizza or backyard barbecues. The wine is plump, soft and easy and driven by bright berry fruit.  (4/2012)

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Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 3/27/2012 | Send Email
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A much fresher, brighter version of Sicily's most well known grape. I really liked the precise cherry like aromatics and on the palate the wine was supple with more plumy richness and a bit of spice that added to the intrigue while still having good acidity that really elongated the finish. Fresh, long , balanced and a superb food wine I think you'll love this wine.
Drink from 2012 to 2014

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