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Le Quinte Virtù Romane Montecompatri 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

This exotic wine presents with lovely pale hues of yellow pierced by youthful hints of green. Aromas of pink grapefruit and green lime explode from the glass with a citrus vibrancy complimented by a hint of caper and fennel. Flavors follow with the same grapefruit and lime focus, a full rich flavor and a crisp twist of lemon zest to finish. This Sauvignon Blanc is an exceptionally exciting wine!

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Snooth User: kmyhre
608334118
4.00 5
11/20/2010

fruity, citrusy nose. buttery, sweet front and mid-palate, smooth, pleasing finish. Excellent drinking wine with a light meal or pleasing dessert wine.


Snooth User: Kyle Graynor
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3.50 5
07/13/2011

The aroma is very hot, with definite citrus notes. Buttery and creamy textures mask the heat somewhat, but it's clearly still there. It seems to envelop my mouth, coating it with a rich, silky texture.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,198
4.50 5
05/01/2010

Sweet lime, gooseberry, grapefruit, passion fruit and guava. - Tasted at winery 4/20/10


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,198
3.50 5
02/03/2011

Very clean and crisp with a flinty minerality. - Tasted at Wine Spectator New World Wine Experience 2010


Snooth User: VitaVinifera
707375163
3.50 5
01/02/2011

I'll preface this with the fact that I am not a Sauvignon Blanc fan. The Nose is sharp citric grass which is overwhelmed by passion fruit and grapefruit. The palate is softer than the nose would make you think, but it maintains the Sauv Blanc acidity and the passion fruit stays the whole way through. Definitely one of the better Sauvignon Blancs that I've had which gets it past that "Neutral" rating and I rated it to a "3.5" relative to other Sauvignon Blancs, but not enough to change my view on the varietal.


Snooth User: Rachel Milius
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0.50 5
10/04/2011

GROSS. Smelled like cat pee and tasted like hairspray with fruit. I really like Sauvignon Blanc, but this one... blech.


Snooth User: lin12342
4731557
4.50 5
05/06/2010

Delicious. Definitely one of the best sauvignon blancs I've ever had under $30. Well worth the price. I had it at a wine-tasting event paired with scallops - absolutely fantastic!


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External Reviews for Le Quinte Virtù Romane Montecompatri

11/12/2010

Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the August 2010 issue. Intense and very much biased to Sauvignon's very grassy, close-to-vegetal side, this outgoing wine may be a little too much for some but will win applause for die-hard fans of the style. Fleshy and firm with plenty of depth and the kind of structure to work with appropriately flavorful seafoods, it should shine with dishes such as swordfish liberally brushed with olive oil and seasoned with garlic, rosemary and thyme.Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine aging recommendation: Drinkable now. Unlikely to improve with further aging.


07/05/2011

"Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the August 2010 issue. Intense and very much biased to Sauvignon's very grassy


External Review
07/12/2011

Rich and concentrated, with ripe honeydew melon, green apple, fig and lime peel flavors. Intensity lingers with bright, tangy citrus character.


External Review
07/12/2011

Delicious stuff, and as bracing as a cold shower. Catches your attention with racy lemon, passion fruit, grass and fig flavors, which linger through a complex, tangy finish. Drink now through 2003.


External Review
07/12/2011

Crisp and racy, with good intensity to the grassy, citrus and mineral notes. Drink now.


External Review
01/20/2011

Racy gooseberry, lime peel and passion fruit flavors are juicy, crisp and mouthwatering. Chamomile tea notes on the finish give this some extra personality. Drink now. 40,000 cases made. -MW Wine Spectator. A Sauvignon Blanc wine from California in USA. 2009 St Supery Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Napa 750ml


External Review
09/27/2011

Racy gooseberry, lime peel and passion fruit flavors are juicy, crisp and mouthwatering. Chamomile tea notes on the finish give this some extra personality.


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This exotic wine presents with lovely pale hues of yellow pierced by youthful hints of green. Aromas of pink grapefruit and green lime explode from the glass with a citrus vibrancy complimented by a hint of caper and fennel. Flavors follow with the same grapefruit and lime focus, a full rich flavor and a crisp twist of lemon zest to finish. This Sauvignon Blanc is an exceptionally exciting wine!

Dietary Information: Organic


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