Juicy red and blue fruits rest on a bed of crushed herbs and wildflowers, earth, cedar shavings, baking spices and a kiss of white pepper in this pure, refined ’14 Rosso. Restrained and elegant, but with time in the cellar, it’ll reveal its myriad layers, dusty tannins, and sweet inner perfume. A blend of 90% Sangiovese with the rest composed of Colorino and Canaiolo, the Montevertine Rosso derives mostly from a single six-acre south-southwest facing vineyard planted in 1982. Made in traditional Chianti fashion--fermented in cement vats for about three weeks followed by aging in Slavonian barrels for about two years--Montevertine Rosso is at its essence one of the most pure Chiantis
98 POINTS, James Suckling, formally of Wine Spectator. "Fantastic aromas of dark berries, sandalwood and Spanish cedar that are ever so deep. Full body, an incredible spin of polished tannins and bright acidity. Incredible depth. Like looking over the edge...
93 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "A firm, elegant and well-defined style, boasting cherry, currant, licorice, leather and spice flavors. Concentrated and long, with a robust, dense finish."
Don't miss this tasty "mini-super-Tuscan" red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sangiovese. This wine screams Tuscany with bright cherry and black berry fruit along with earth and dark chocolate notes. There is more "meat on the bones" with this...