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About Isole e Olena
In the heart of Chianti Classico, Paolo di Marchi has dedicated himself to the vines at Isole e Olena, where he took over at the tender age of 20...
90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2012
(14.5% alcohol): Dark ruby. Red- and blackcurrant, cedar, graphite and menthol on the nose. Ripe but rather clenched flavors of blackcurrant and spicy oak show a restrained sweetness but only moderate flesh. Finishes with chocolatey, oak-influenced tannins and a soft, high-pH mouthfeel. Not the most refined cabernet sauvignon you'll ever taste, but a very good wine nonetheless.