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Maculan Fratta 2004
in mixed case $76.49
Fratta is dense and concentrated, with a dark ruby red color and intense fruity notes of crushed blackberry, dried prunes, vanilla, spice, licorice, chocolate, and leather. Soft, full bodied and well balanced, Fratta offers chewy, round tannins beautifully integrated with an elegant minerality and framed by a juicy long finish. This is a truly opulent and seductive red, a classy wine for unique occasions. Recommended with rich meat dishes, game and aged cheeses.
Ripe, with currant and strong beef notes that follow through to a full-bodied palate, with fine, fruit- and mineral-coated tannins and a long finish. Needs some time. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best after 2009. 2,500 cases made.
Score: 90, Jo Cooke, April 30, 2008
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