2017 Montessu

Agricola Punica, Sardinia, Italy

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Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£37.12

Reviews & Scores

“Deep ruby-red. Very elegant aromas and flavors of blueberry, blackberry, underbrush and graphite. Then wilder in the mouth, with hints of aromatic herbs, ink and flint complementing the dark berry and red cherry flavors on the long finish.” 
92 Points, Ian d’Agata, Vinous Media


I love the glazed cherries and roasted herbs here, in addition to dried plums and licorice. Full-bodied and very sophisticated on the palate, where juicy and structured tannins frame the red fruit and acidity, carrying it long on the finish. Drink now.” 
93 Points, James Suckling

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Agricola Punica

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Sardinia, Italy

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