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Velenosi Roggio del Filare 2005

External Review by Premium Wine & Spirits:

The 2009 Rosso Piceno Superiore Roggio del Filare opens with warm, toasty aromas that recall sweet cinnamon rolls baking in the oven. This spiced, jammy red reveals lovely finesse and silky tannins, but a touch less oak might allow the appealing vibrancy of the fruit to shine through with even more clarity. This is another gorgeous red from Velenosi. Anticipated maturity: 2010–2015. These are the finest wines I have tasted from Velenosi, and emerging producer in the Marche that is very close to making a huge jump in the overall quality of their wines.

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External Reviews for Velenosi Roggio del Filare

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

The 2009 Rosso Piceno Superiore Roggio del Filare opens with warm, toasty aromas that recall sweet cinnamon rolls baking in the oven. This spiced, jammy red reveals lovely finesse and silky tannins, but a touch less oak might allow the appealing vibrancy of the fruit to shine through with even more clarity. This is another gorgeous red from Velenosi. Anticipated maturity: 2010–2015. These are the finest wines I have tasted from Velenosi, and emerging producer in the Marche that is very close to making a huge jump in the overall quality of their wines.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

Inky ruby. The nose is a step up in concentration from the Brecciarolo, projecting and austere but profound quality to the aromas of decadently ripe black cherry, grilled meat, blood and minerals. Fat, layered and sweet, with smoky black pepper and raspberry liqueur notes, this huge wine offers surprising mid-palate delineation of flavor for its outsized ripeness. Finishes with fine acids, chewy ripe tannins, and very good grip.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
03/27/2013

Dense concentration and oak-driven aromas of spice, blackberry, chocolate fudge and espresso this thick Montepulciano (70%) and Sangiovese blend (packaged in an equally imposing and heavy glass bottle). The wine is plush, dense, sweet and would pair with roast pork and broad beans.



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