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Fortissimo

This powerful, gritty red blends merlot (71%) cabernet sauvignon, cab franc and a dash of sangiovese. It has an intense, very Italian, bouquet of currants, cedar, herbs, pepper and graphite.

 Producer La Stella
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals Blend
 Alcohol 14.2% alc/vol
 Vintage 2011

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About the Producer

La Stella
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La Stella

Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada

LaStella was created to capture our vision of la dolce vita: fine food, wonderful wine, great music, and the good things in life. At LaStella, we celebrate the sun that ripens our grapes and brings warmth to our life, and we share that with everyone who visits us.LaStella is Situated at Osoyoos Lake...

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