Novello is Gianni Paoletti's mother's maiden name.
Paoletti Estates Winery is located off the Silverado Trail at the northern tip of Napa Valley in Calistoga. It borders Sterling Vineyards to the west and Cuvaison Winery on the east with Clos Pagase Winery to the north. They specialize in Italian varities as well as Bordeaxu and Super Tuscan blends from 100% estate grown fruit.
Bella Novello Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
Bella Novello is a Napa cult-cab at a non-cult price, dense and opulent, waves of intense black cherry and blackberry fruit, cocoa spice and silky tannins. Ideal weather during the growing season and then right at the end of September a cool period which allowed for intense flavor development without sugar accumulation producing balanced and ripe fruit of extraordinary color and flavor. Dark cherry, cocoa, cassis, plum, dark plum, and hints of pepper.
Recommended recipes: filet mignon with cabernet sauce, pasta with marinara cabernet sauce, or poached chicken breasts with blackberry cabernet sauce.
Price: $21.76 Buy
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