Corbaia is a deep blood-ruby red super Tuscan blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon that opens with intensity and bright fruit flavors. On the nose, a vein of fruit preserve of plum & black cherry melds well with more developed characteristics, such as elegant Eucalyptus & mint , delicate nuances of liquorice, lauren and balsamic. The attack is solid and powerful, bolstered by a decisive suite of finely silky-woven tannins well-integrated into the balance and structure. Truly a masterpiece of the winemaker.
Wine Advocate(1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
Antonio Galloni(2004 Vintage) **Please note, this wine is on presale and is expected to arrive during the first week of November!"The 2004 Corbaia is 70% Sangiovese and 30% Merlot that also spent two years in Allier oak barrels. Interestingly, the Corbaia is softer and rounder than the Girolamo at this point. Polished, ripe tannins frame a core of dark cherries, licorice, new leather and spices. The wine reveals a graceful elegance that comes to life on the long, harmonious finish. Today the Corbaia reveals a touch more vib...