...crazy nose of pure fruit, featuring pressed violets, lavender, dark plums, cherry compote, orange rind, lemon zest, boysenberries, vanilla, Thai basil and bay leaf. The fruit is so overt and generous, yet presented in an unimaginably sleek way, the firm tannins keeping it compact and silky throughout, while the tangy acidity cuts right through to the long, structured finish.
...robust expression of Sangiovese from a classic vintage...carefully balanced but also powerful at the same time, with bright cherry and wild berry aromas followed by tilled earth and garden herb...lighter tones of licorice and tar at the back. Despite the opulence and generosity of the bouquet, the wine ultimately proves lean and elegantly streamlined in terms of mouthfeel.
...Possessing ripe cherries, strawberries, and even a hint of cassis in its fruit, it has lovely background notes of licorice, toasted spices, and blood orange. Medium-bodied and silky on the palate, it has a supple, seamless texture, nicely integrated acidity, and sweet tannins, all of which are beautifully balanced by the wines upfront fruit. This is an elegant yet also powerful expression of Sangiovese that has wonder depth and purity of fruit.
A fruity style, boasting cherry and raspberry flavors and a light touch of oak spice. Leather, earth, iron and sanguine elements creep in as this gains air. Firms up, ending with a dusty finish.
...silky and nuanced...shows a more refined, understated side of Sangiovese for this wine. Sweet tobacco, dried herbs, mint, licorice and game add layers of complexity...pretty...
...opens with aromas of dark-skinned berry, green peppercorn and leather. The savory palate delivers dried black cherry, clove, licorice and a touch of sage alongside firm fine-grained tannins.