From the coastal portion of the Tuscany region. 85% Sangiovese, 15% Ciliegiolo. Fermented in stainless steel and aged in neutral oak barrels. The nose shows bright fresh fruit. Upon tasting, it is distinctively Italian with dried cherries, dusty earth, notes of tobacco and eucalyptus. The wine comes across and fresh and clean at first but the flavor profile and depth really builds, culminating in an impressive, smooth and lasting finish.
91 POINTS, The Wine Advocate. "The bouquet is generous and nicely concentrated with dark fruit nuances and succulent spice at the back. Delicate floral nuances of wild rose and violets are given ample room for expression. The mouthfeel is velvety...
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...