Wine Spectator Review
A dark, brooding red, this exhibits black cherry, blackberry, leather, iron and wild herb aromas and flavors. Features a core of pure fruit, surrounded by a firm structure and savory nuances. Best from 2021 through 2036.
James Suckling Review
This shows black cherries, licorice, black pepper and hints of dark chocolate. Full body, ripe and compact tannins and a bright finish. I like the harmony and focus here. Drink now or hold.
Wine Tasting Notes
The color is an intense ruby red with faintly garnet tones. The initial aromatic sensations are sweetish and vanilla-like, typical of wines matured in barriques. The clean, ethereal bouquet then highlights Sangiovese's spicy notes. On the palate we again find very well-integrated oak which, however, soon gives way to hints of wildberry fruit preserve and to that nuance of spices we perceived on the nose.
Food Pairings: Excellent with grilled meats and wild game. Pairs nicely with truffles and mature cheeses.
Sangiovese (80%) Cabernet Sauvignon (10%) Merlot (10%)