Angelo Rocca 2000 "Mitico" Salento Rosso ($)
Reddish glints show in the glass when this dark-ruby wine is held against the light. Plums and dried-cherry notes fill the appetizing aroma. It's ripe and fruit-forward on the palate, mingling plums, prunes and raisins with a hint of anise in a flavor profile that's juicy and slightly sweet, a warm and easy-to-sip red from sunny Southern Italy. Available only from The California Wine Club. Call 1-800-777-4443 or e-mail US Importer: California Wine Club International Selections (Sep 19, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Fine with penne and Italian sausages in tomato sauce.



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