Full bodied, with super well-integrated tannins and a long, long finish. So much there. Racy and gorgeous.
..emerges from the glass with a burst of tar, smoke, licorice, earthiness and wild cherries. The sheer intensity and muscle of the fruit saturates the palate from start to finish. The 2006 is an especially round, seductive Poggio alle Mura.
A bruising, powerful red, packed with plum and blackberry, but also stiff tannins. This will require some time to come together, but there’s adequate sweetness up front.
.. sweet, silky and lush on the palate, broader and weightier than the basic Brunello. This initially displayed less clarity and definition but seemed to gain in energy and depth as it opened in the glass. Finishes with sweet tannins...