Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2017

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T hese wines will not take twenty years to come around, yet are serious contenders for mid-term cellaring. They will be enjoyable early because of their aromatics and youthful appeal, but will also go the long haul in the cellar. This was the result of a warm yet balanced and extended growing season. From the higher elevations, we are treated to wines of finesse and classic tannins, while the south delivered raw power and intensity. The balance of the year and ideal conditions made it easy for growers to pick at perfect ripeness and create wines of unbelievable charm. In the end, it's a highly enjoyable vintage and a perfect comeback following the ripe 2011s. ✦ Th E C OME ba C k v i NT ag E : 2012 bR u NELLO b runello lovers have something to be excited about. 2012 is the vintage we've all been waiting for. I TALY

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