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2008 Bonavita Faro
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2008 Bonavita Faro

Producer: Bonavita
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: other red varietal
Origin: Italy
Region: Sicily and Sardinia

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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - March/April 2011

Bright dark ruby-red. Highly perfumed nose offers intense notes of red cherry, bay leaf, oregano and mint. Then dense, rich and smooth on the palate, with chewy, musky flavors of red cherries, dried herbs and minty cocoa. The long finish displays a soil-driven personality. Very good wine from a small, family-run estate; the'07 Faro was great too. (Jan D'Amore Wines Ltd., Brooklyn, NY

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