Dark ruby in color with a wide brick rim.
Strong nose of black plums, cherries, cloves, light vegetables, oak, light tar, dark chocolates, coffee, earth, leather, light vanilla, light vegetables, wood and black pepper.
Medium plus in body with medium acidity and nice legs.
Dry on the palate with blueberries, cherries, sweet raspberries, tobacco, spices, peppercorn, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, vegetables, wood, light cloves and tar.
Medium on the finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.
This Italian Brunello is drinking very nicely now.
Well balanced with a great mouthfeel and nice complexity. This 12 year old is peaking now.
Needs 3 hours to open up properly and show the complexity. Do take your time with it, as it is well worth it.
A very nice wine to sip on, and share with friends and talk about. Good with food as well. I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses, and light appetizers.
Robert Parker 91 points. Wine Enthusiasts 92 points.
100% Sangiovese grapes, were aged for 24 months in Oak barrels.
14.5% alcohol by volume.