Begin Your Search
WineAccess Travel Log
Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.
More About This Wine
Other Wines from this Producer and Vintage
96 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2011
Bright dark red with ruby tones. Black fruits, licorice, incense and minerals on the nose; smells like a head shop. Utterly silky and perfumed on entry, then tightly coiled in the middle, with a deep sweetness leavened by a saline quality. This very young Brunello boasts a terrific tannic structure and saturates the entire palate. But the rising, expanding finish shows zero excess weight. With time in the recorked bottle, this wine showed an increasingly plush, spherical texture and building minerality.