(From 2007 Vintage) The nose is wonderful, with rose petals and dark fruits and hints of sandalwood. Full-bodied, with super silky tannins and a chewy finish.
The unique position and soil structure of the Sugarille vineyard - calcareous clay with a gently sloping southern exposure - give this wine an expressive, powerful character. This is a very special terroir, producing outstanding, long-aging single-vineyard Brunello. Color: Deep ruby. Aroma: Rich, complex aromas of ripe fruit (plums and wild cherries), violets and hints of cloves and tobacco. Taste: Elegant structure and ripe, well-integrated tannins. This wine is normally more austere in yo...
Wine AdvocateRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/06
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator