2011 Correggia Anthos Dry Brachetto

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Matteo Correggia was a pioneer in helping the Roero gain international recognition when there wasn't much in the way of quality wine being produced. Today, the reputation of the Roero is rooted in much of the early work of Matteo and a few daring other pioneers. Matteo’s tragic death in a tractor accident in 2001 rallied many of the region’s leading winemakers to help his wife Ornella carry on. After a five year transitional period, Ornella took the helm and has been guiding and expanding the direction of the winery ever since. Correggia produces some stunningly good, powerful reds, distinctive and vibrant whites, and this amazing dry Brachetto.

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Staff Image By: Jeffrey Jones | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/27/2013 | Send Email
This was one of my favorite wines from a recent staff tasting. It has a pronouced floral bouqet that is absolutely fantastic. The bodied is light to medium bodied with red fruits. The Correggia Anthos is balanced out with a nice dry finish.

Staff Image By: David Othenin-Girard | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/26/2013 | Send Email
What the what? This is crazy crazy crazy...smells like mint, mojito, and sometimes of the sticky icky. This wine is all over the place. Absolutely wacky and wonderfuly! Baking spices, weird red fruit(wild), totally freaking awesome...

Staff Image By: Chiara Shannon | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/26/2013 | Send Email
This dry red has the most incredible perfume, with swirling floral, fruit, and mineral aromas that I might associate with a white wine if first nosing this blind. Then the palate kicks in, bursting with cranberry and punchy blackberry flavors, iron-like minerality, and hint of savory herb on the finish. Sipping this juicy, flavorful wine conjures immediate images of grilling sausages outside on a warm day or lounging on a picnic blanket in the woods munching from a basket of cured meats, olives, cheeses, and other savory snacks. Serve with a slight chill and you're good to go!

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