(2009 Vintage) Wafting aromas of redcurrants, black cherries and mildly smoky and sweet vanilla oak. Layers of currant fruit, dense black cherry, and notes of brown spice (cocoa, nutmeg), dark chocolate, and hints of sandalwood. Keeps showing its stuff as it breathes in the glass - for folks who want the full experience and may be a bit impatient, decanting is a good idea. Perfect balance, great concentration and length, and loaded with fine, ripe tannins for having with food or for aging.
Ken's Wine Guide(2004 Vintage) I recently went to a wine tasting with winemaker Susanna Balbo pouring her wines. My favorite wine was the 2001 Brioso for $45. That wine was Excellent, but is all but gone. So I thought I would t...