2003 Maculan "Acininobili" Veneto (375ml)

SKU #1150406 96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2003 Acininobili is utterly mind-blowing in its expression of candied apricots, orange peel and cinnamon. Constantly changing in the glass, it reveals superb intensity and a stunningly gorgeous purity, with superb length and phenomenal poise. Acininobili is a selection made from botrytised Torcolato fruit. It is aged for two years in new French oak. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2017. (AG)  (10/ 2007)

93 points Wine Spectator

 Starts with subtle aromas and flavors of spicy dried apple and citrus and expands on the palate to include notes of golden syrup, citrus peel, salty mineral and fresh flowers. Medium- to full-bodied and medium sweet, with intense flavors that drive through the long, long finish. An exquisite sweetie. Drink now.  (4/ 2008)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Deep golden yellow color. Exotic fruits, caramel, and obvious botrytis character give the nose considerable appeal as well as a slight clumsiness. Thick and sweet in the mouth, with very ripe flavors of tropical fruits, caramelized banana and creme brulee But lacks the acidity to give it real definition. Finishes long and complex but a bit heavyhanded, with considerable sweetness.  (3/ 2006)

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Other White Wines

Country:

Italy

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Veneto