2013 Feudi di San Gregorio Patrimo

Year: 2013
Appellation: Campania
Country: Italy
Wine Advocate: 96
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.0%
Price :
$59.95

100% MERLOT!

"This vintage really embodies the message and style that this great Campania Merlot aims to achieve. It stays true to the fruit and the wild/untamed personality of the territory that shaped it. The 2013 Pàtrimo is one of those wines that flaunts its confidence and greatness despite its recent release date. The fruit is very young and plump, but there is enough of it to carry the wine over the next decade or two. Since the 2009 vintage, Pàtrimo has moved increasingly towards a higher percentage of neutral oak and that change becomes very obvious in this vintage. The freshness and purity of the fruit is the wine's driving force. Dark cherry, raspberry and dark plum lead the charge. Wait a few years before popping this cork. This is an enormously encouraging and inspiring vintage of Pàtrimo." (WA)

Winery Notes:
An extraordinary wine, “born of chance” from a historic vineyard in the heart of Irpinia; Merlot is atypical and unique thanks to the contribution of our territory. This is a unique interpretation of this international variety proposed by Feudi di San Gregorio.

Ruby red, clear and imprenitable at the same time. Perfumes of marmalade of delicate black fruits are evident, as are sweet spices, eucalyptus, vanilla and coffee. The tannins are sweet, fine and soft, the total balance is one of harmony. The finish has a long persistence of sensations of fruit, spices and roasted coffee.