Fans of "Super Tuscan" wines take note, this Ornello by Rocca di Frassinello in Tuscany really delivers the goods. The blend of Sangiovese along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah offers a richer, more full bodied wine that just oozes with Tuscan character like notes of tobacco, wild brush and great Italian earth notes.
92 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "Graphite, iron, wild rosemary, sage and plum aromas pick up a boysenberry flavor as this finishes with spice elements. Though smooth, this is well-structured and long on the finish. Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah."
96 POINTS, Vinous. "The 2016 Montevertine will thrill fans of the estate’s wines. Freshly cut flowers, dark cherry, plum, mint and spice are some of the many notes that are knit together in a Montevertine that dazzles with nuance and...
This fine Chianti, made by the Bandinelli brothers, is made in an ancient cellar that hasn’t changed since the Renaissance. This is a wine of rustic country beauty. Broad-shouldered, with hearty tannin and acidity and a dark, earthy quality to...
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."