Italy, Piedmont, Vintage: 2009. Prunotto Mompertone is deep ruby red in colour.. It has richly fruity aromas of plums and cherries with notes of violets, coffee, and spices.
The palate is ample, dense, and full with soft tannins that are elegant and long. It is an excellent match with meat dishes and fresh cheeses.
Acclaimed wine critic Robert Parker awarded it 92pts and said "The 2009 Monferrato Mompertone is 60% Barbera and 40% Syrah.......this wine just works, as it has in every vintage since it was first released in 2003. Dark cherries, tobacco, spices and earthiness are woven together nicely in this deep, immensely pleasing wine. The fruit retains gorgeous suppleness and refinement throughout. This is another strong showing from Prunotto.
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