(2009 Vintage) Vinification selection table for bunches, de-stemming, selection table for individual grapes. Fermentation vats filled by gravity. Fermentation without use of yeast additives and maceration in open conical vats at controlled temperatures for 3 to 4 weeks. Aged in oak barrels for around 30 and 18 months in bottle Production 49,229 75ml bottles. 503 1500 ml bottles, 70 3000 ml bottles and 3 bottles of 5000 ml.l Lotto: L812 Alcohol content 15% Tasting notes Ruby red with garnet reflections, hints of maraschino cherries, violets and red frits. Great fineness in the mouth with a tannin still young yet great quality. Long elegant and persistent. Serve at a temperature of 16° - 17° having opened the bottle a few hours previously or decant delicately..
delicious. red and black fruits slight oak needs 2 more years minimum in bottle. very enjoyable. 5/2013: just phenomenal. second nuances of smoke and plums. beautiful wine. gave one to Noel and one to Alessio. one left
smooth, oaky, medium body, elegant
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Wine Spectator(2007 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/25/2012
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Wine Advocate(2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06