(2004 Vintage) The selection of the best grapes, together with vinification and refinement techniques, ensure a wine with an impressive and persistent bouquet, agreeable hints of spices and a very complex and outstanding structure.
Wine & Spirits(2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/09. This integrates its oak after a few hours of air, revealing aromas of tart berries and dried mint. There's a sanguine aspect to the tannin, bloody and wild, that seems to complement the cool forest spice and high-toned cherry flavors. Match this wine's appealing rusticity with something equally untamed and Tuscan, like a ragù of wild boar.
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/04