Garnet core to a ruby/brick rim. Delicate and earthy with notes of cherries, cranberries, earthen cellar, cigar wrappers, worn leather and white pepper. Medium+ on the palate, fine and well-integrated tannins, dry red fruits, vintage leather and tobacco leaves dominate. Long and fine finish. Pair With: Pizza with Gorganzola, Caramelized Onions and Pancetta, Veal Scaloppini, Bucatini alll’Amatriciana, Grilled Pork Chops with Gremolata, Peking Duck.
Winemaker’s Tasting Notes: Intense red garnet color. Bouquet is elegant with intense aromas of undergrowth. Palate is balanced, enveloping and velvety. Soft tannins. Pairs well with red meats, roasted meats, game, truffle-based dishes and aged cheeses.