2013 Afton Mountain Vineyards Festa di Bacco
Region: Monticello, Central Virginia, Virginia, United States of America
Fourth wine tasted at Afton Mountain Vineyards. Bright crimson red. Slight dirty cellar on the nose, with slightly savory on the nose. Smooth and more complex than the Merlot. Some woody, forest and red berry notes throughout. Well rounded. Moderate tannins (5.5/10) with solid acidity. Moderate body, seemed slightly fuller than Merlot too. Moderate plus finish.
This wine is a blend of 37% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot, 20% Petit Verdot and 13% Cabernet Sauvignon. Only 471 cases produced.
2016 till 2022.
Price Point:$$ - Tasted at the Estate. Can be purchased from the Estate for around $35.00