Castello Solicchiata

Barone Spitaleri Di Muglia Cabernet Franc Blend

9.210 ratings
9.12 pro ratings
Sicily, Italy
Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
Joyce Lin

Beautiful Violet and rose on the nose, red/ black cherry, black currant, blackberry, plum and prune with mint and thyme. A bit savory on the nose, subtle and balance oak note such as cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Dusty with med plus tannin. What a beautiful wine from Sicily. 70% Cab Franc, 20% Merlot, 10% Cab. 14.5% abv

Beautiful Violet and rose on the nose, red/ black cherry, black currant, blackberry, plum and prune with mint and thyme. A bit savory on the nose, subtle and balance oak note such as cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Dusty with med plus tannin. What a beautiful wine from Sicily. 70% Cab Franc, 20% Merlot, 10% Cab. 14.5% abv

Dec 21st, 2016
Dan Sliwinski

Assistant Wine Director Quality Italian

8.9

Cab franc based blend from Sicily? Absolutely. #superitalians #fwsomms

Cab franc based blend from Sicily? Absolutely. #superitalians #fwsomms

Feb 5th, 2015
Andy Myer

Beautifully balance and drinking well, bdx from sicily, who knew

Beautifully balance and drinking well, bdx from sicily, who knew

Mar 27th, 2016
Vasudev Vadlamudi

What... is... this?

What... is... this?

May 14th, 2015
Rafael Docavo

A classic and elegant wine from Sicily. Unusual blend for a Sicilian red yet really well structured. Open well before drinking. Paired it with oxtail ravioli at Aita on New Year's Day. A truly special treat though it was served too cold.

A classic and elegant wine from Sicily. Unusual blend for a Sicilian red yet really well structured. Open well before drinking. Paired it with oxtail ravioli at Aita on New Year's Day. A truly special treat though it was served too cold.

Jan 4th, 2015
Mark W Smith

Sommelier

9.2

Mark had this 4 years ago

Mark had this 4 years ago

Jun 14th, 2015
Michael Worthman

Michael had this 3 years ago

Michael had this 3 years ago

Jul 12th, 2016
El Guapo

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El had this 3 years ago

Jul 12th, 2016
Thomas Heltzel

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Thomas had this 4 years ago

Jan 28th, 2016
Jenny Hong

Jenny had this 5 years ago

Jenny had this 5 years ago

Dec 4th, 2014