88 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2013
(14.5% alcohol): Bright ruby-red. A whiff of alcohol on the nose stunts the aromas of ripe red cherry, faded violet and vanilla. Sweet and rather suave on the palate, with dusty flavors of red plum and cherries macerated in alcohol. Finishes with moderate length and noticeable alcoholic warmth.
91 Points | Wine Spectator
94 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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