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La Carraia Sangiovese Umbria IGT 2015

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

This smells very much of Cabernet, black currant and bell pepper on the nose. Once the Cabiness calms down, this shows a bit of earthiness, some tree bark tones and hard, black fruit. Rather soft in the mouth, this is broad and a bit chewy with bright black cherry and black currant fruit. There’s fine balance here and the wine is bright if a bit simple in the mouth. The fruit remains taut and fresh supported by small tannins on the modest finish. Muscular and dark. At this price, a good value. 85pts

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Editorial Reviews for La Carraia Sangiovese Umbria IGT

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 03/13/2012

This smells very much of Cabernet, black currant and bell pepper on the nose. Once the Cabiness calms down, this shows a bit of earthiness, some tree bark tones and hard, black fruit. Rather soft in the mouth, this is broad and a bit chewy with bright black cherry and black currant fruit. There’s fine balance here and the wine is bright if a bit simple in the mouth. The fruit remains taut and fresh supported by small tannins on the modest finish. Muscular and dark. At this price, a good value. 85pts


Member Reviews for La Carraia Sangiovese Umbria IGT

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Snooth User: Chris Carpita
330935,546
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 03/02/2012

Dank, dirty red fruit nose, very smooth body, not a lot of punch to it. Mild tropical fruits in the finish


Snooth User: Kristin Watts
8549492,200
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 03/06/2012

Very grapey on the nose with a bit of acidity showing through. I sense some flecks of blackberry and bramble and the palate is light and easy with a bit of an acidic/cherry finish.


Snooth User: WJTronoski
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2.00 5
Vintage: 2009 02/13/2011

I see this wine had pretty good reviews, and it should be a good value. I didn't have the same experience. To me it really didn't have much flavor or aroma. There was really nothing to distinguish it.


Snooth User: cjpipitone
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 07/01/2012

Great value, very underrated wine in my opinion. It is very fruity and has a nice, long, finish with much harmony and balance. You won't be disappointed with this wine.


Snooth User: VinoDuo
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2009 05/02/2011

Points are for losers. We're just tired of seeing too many wines with 90+ scores getting recommendations and many wines of lesser scores getting passed-over. We love your "cup-rating" system, but the bottom line is "buy-on-sale," "must-buy," or "pass." The La Carraia Sangiovese Umbria 2009 was sitting in the back of the wine-list of our favorite special occasion dining spot, Campania in Waltham, MA. We were uncertain as to why Sangiovese was listed as "Other...." and we said "why not?" At roughly $30 (cheap for most wine lists) how bad could it be? This wine is terrific! We were pleasantly surprised at the fullness of this wine (on the palate), its delicious dark cherry/dark forest-fruit flavors and notable earthy-vanilla aroma. It paired well with our dinners (Osso Bucco and Grilled Rosemary Chicken), and we think this may just be the ultimate pizza-burger wine too! We were thrilled with this wine and thought that it ought to retail for much more than the $15-$16 we've seen in the stores. The 2009 La Carraia Sangiovese Umbria is ready to drink now and is absolutely delicious! This is a must-buy... you won't be disappointed!


Snooth User: arester
74992544
4.50 5
Vintage: 2009 03/17/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: annecara
937071556
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 07/15/2012

Three and a half glasses


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External Reviews for La Carraia Sangiovese Umbria IGT

External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/27/2011

A big, deep red laced with dark fruit, French oak, and spices, all of which flow in an extroverted multidimensional expression of Sangiovese. The finish is long, harmonious and juicy. This isn t for the timid, but readers who enjoy a full-throttle style of Sangiovese will find much to admire.- According to the Wine Advocate


External Review
Vintage: 2007 04/30/2010

La Carraia Sangiovese IGT 2007 and all other wine from La Carraia are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from Italy and across the globe.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 09/23/2011

"Brilliant ruby-red in color with loads of ripe blackberry


External Review
Vintage: 2003 04/16/2009

Würzige Note. Im Gaumen füllig und dicht, Röstaromen, würzig, markante, aber reife Tannine. Langer Abgang, viel Lagerpotential.



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