Wine Advocate 90"The 2010 Le Sughere di Frassinello bursts from the glass with an exciting melange of sweet red cherries, herbs, licorice and tobacco. It shows lovely mid-palate depth in a medium-bodied, sleek style supported by firm yet well-integrated tannins. The 2010 fleshes out nicely on the
James Suckling 93 "Lots of dark fruit in this wine with a mineral and black licorice character. Full body, with chewy yet polished tannins and a long, long finish. This is rich, powerful and balanced. Extremely well made from a top producer in Montalcino. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot,
Wine Spectator 91WS TOP 100 2013 Rank 58This round version is laced with black cherry and raspberry fruit, showing hints of cocoa and spice. Firm tannins lend support, making this well-balanced overall, with a lingering finish of warm chocolate cake. Drink now through 2022. 4,000 cases
Wine Advocate 93"The 2009 Chianti Classico Riserva is stunningly beautiful. It boasts a great core of dark red fruit, licorice, spices, new leather and herbs. The 2009 impresses for its mid-palate density and sheer power. This is a great showing. The 2009 can be enjoyed today, but it is rather
Antonio Galloni 91"Dark cherries, plums, graphite, tobacco and smoke inform the estate's 2011 Rosso di Montepulciano. This is an especially dark, brooding Rosso with tons of varietal character and plenty of personality. A drop-dead gorgeous wine, the 2011 will give readers e great look at the
James Suckling 92"Dried fruits with vanilla and cocoa on the nose and palate. Full to medium body, with velvety tannins and a chocolate aftertaste. Drink now."~J.S.Wine Spectator 88"Bright and vibrant, exuding cherry, black currant, earth and spice flavors, with a long, juicy finish.
Wine Advocate 91"The 2008 Chianti Classico Riserva is gorgeous, especially for a vintage that was not easy. Black cherries, mint, licorice and tobacco are supported by firm yet well-integrated tannins and lively acidity, both of which should allow the wine to age gracefully for a number of years.
"This wine is a blend of 80% cabernet sauvignon and 20% sangiovese grapes produced in 20 years old vines. The grapes fermentation takes place separately, in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of about 28-30°c. The time of fermentation on the skins has been quite long, 18 days. During this period
"Ruby red with garnet reflections, hints of maraschino cherry, violets and red fruits. Great fineness in the mouth with tannin that is still young but of excellent quality. Long lasting, elegant and persistent. Serve at a temperature of 16°- 17° having opened he bottle a few hours
Wine Advocate 93"La Poderina’s 2008 Brunello di Montalcino is one of the most delicious wines of the vintage. Freshly cut roses, red berries, cloves and mint are all woven together in a fabric of unusual class. Layers of fruit continue to develop, leading to a rich, creamy finish that is striking