89 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2012
Good medium red. Expressive aromas of strawberry, spices, tobacco and underbrush. Supple, sweet and seamless but with modest real cut and thrust to its easygoing ripe red fruit, floral and spice flavors. Finishes with notes of chocolatey oak and herbs. Could use a bit more clarity and lift on the back end, but this makes for a tasty drink already.
94 Points | Wine Spectator
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry
Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap
and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern
style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines;
sweet wines and dessert wines.
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The trademark of wines from Tuscany, and especially those from the region of Chianti, was once the fiasco. This straw-colored flask may carry associations of lengthy rustic meals out on the portico of a villa in the Tuscan countryside, but this romantic reverie must be interrupted with a burst of reality...
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