Ippolito 1845

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88
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Ippolito 1845 1995 Ripe del Falco Riserva Superiore Gaglioppo (Cirò Classico)

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Ripe del Falco is a successful experiment in the aging ability of Gaglioppo, a native variety of Calabria in Southern Italy. The light-bodied, crimson-colored wine shows tertiary aromas of spicy dried fruit, red licorice and wild mushroom. Not everyone will like it, but if you fancy yourself an enological archeologist, give it a try: The tannins are fine-grained…

 — M.L.  (12/1/2009)
87
points

Ippolito 1845 2006 I Mori Red (Calabria)

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This well-concentrated blend of Bordeaux and Calabrian grapes offers thick aromas of ripe fruit, prunes, raisins and smoked bacon. It shows signs of ripening under the strong southern Italian sunshine and offers polished tannins and a smooth texture.

 — M.L.  (12/1/2009)
86
points

Ippolito 1845 2004 Colli del Mancuso Riserva Superiore Gaglioppo (Cirò Classico)

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This Riserva from Calabria offers sweet aromas of Christmas spice and candied fruit backed by tobacco and tealeaf. It also offers earthy flavors of ripe fruit and prunes and ends with slightly astringent and sour tannins. Pair it with something sweet such as pasta with gorgonzola or piquant cheese.

 — M.L.  (12/1/2009)
85
points

Ippolito 1845 2006 Liber Pater Superiore Gaglioppo (Cirò Classico)

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This is a ripe and chewy expression of Gaglioppo (a grape from Southern Italy) with sharp aromas of wet earth, ripe blackberry, wild mushroom and tobacco leaf. The wine offers a firm structure and enough acidity to pair with cheese dishes or béchamel sauce.

 — M.L.  (12/1/2009)
84
points

Ippolito 1845 2007 Res Dei Greco Bianco (Cirò)

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This expression of Greco from Calabria offers a compact, lightweight feel with easy aromas of stone fruit and white mineral. It’s a fresh, clean and simple wine.

 — M.L.  (3/1/2011)
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