(1999 Vintage) In temperature controlled stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts for at least 3 weeks. Malolactic in barrels.
Velvety, hint of lavender, long. Delightful expression of Sangiovese.
Excellent, but not the 99 points Wine Spectator gave it
WS 99 WA 96 #8 WS BEST 100 2008
99 - WS; 96 - RP
Wine Advocate(1999 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 144 on Dec-02
Wine Spectator(1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/15/02