Very intense and deep ruby/purple red, which shows great concentration. Extremely attractive nose, with hints of ripe red fruits, blackcurrant aromas, leather and licorice. Full, warm, very well developed and persistent. Big, firm, warm and very well structured, with loads of ripe fruit. Dense, yet silky and smooth, greatly balanced and with an extremely long finish.
Antonio GalloniRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Piedmont Report Very dark ruby. The Riserva is another powerful wine from this estate. It opens with a dark, brooding nose followed by an intense core of ripe fruit along with tobacco toasted oak nuances, flowing onto the palate with much concentration, length and overall balance. Made from the estate's oldest vines, it spends 12 months in new tonneaux and a further 30 months in Slavonian oak cask. It will require a few years to fully absor...
Wine AdvocateRating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator