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Candoni Elviana

Dry Red Table Wine

750 ML

$12.99

Product Description

Elviana is a fresh and vibrant blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Malbec, with aromas of strawberry and cherry and a touch of spicy notes. It has a great structure and complexity with smooth and velvety tannins. The initial impression of the wine on the palate is sweet, and then it rolls into a well-rounded mid-palate where the bright red fruits erupt. Secondary flavors of bakers chocolate, pomegranate, toast, dried herbs, tobacco and cola are followed by a smooth, lingering finish that is complemented by the natural sweetness and acidity of the wine.

Details

Varietal: Dry Red Table Wine

Region: Italy

Region Description:

Makes nearly as much wine as France, but lags behind in their classification system. As a result, Italian wine isn’t taken as seriously as French wine. Most Italian wine is made from native grape varieties that don’t grow well elsewhere, such as Nebbiolo and Sangiovese. The most important regions are Piedmont, where Barolo and Barbaresco dominate, Tuscany, home to Chianti, Montepulciano, and the Super-Tuscans (a collection of relatively new reds), and the Northeastern region, where you’ll find Soave, Valpolicella, and Bardolino. Italy’s soils and climates are varied and ideally suited for viticulture, from the Alpine foothills in the north to the Mediterranean coast in the South. Its hilly landscape provides sun and cooler temperatures, even in the warmest regions. Italy has two categories of fine wines. DOCG, which means regulated and guaranteed place name, refers to a small group of elite wines. DOB wines are those with regulated (but not guaranteed) place names. A lower tier of table wines are grouped into IGT wines, which indicate the location on the label, and ordinary table wines, which carry no geographical indication except, “Italy.”