This wine boasts a very nice balance of enticing aromas such as cola, mint tea, basil leaf, chocolate and dried tobacco. Yet there was enough fruit and berry flavors to ensure a long cellar life. Plump and velvety in the mouth, with mouth cleansing freshness on the finish. A Marc de Grazia selection, various U.S. importers.
Pianrosso boasts pristine and very delicate aromas of blue flowers, violets, Indian spice, chopped mint, cola, vanilla extract and bitter dark chocolate. The wine exhibits firm, dark extraction yet does not taste heavy or overripe.
Vigna Pianrosso is a vineyard-designate Brunello that opens with warming notes of spice, cardamom, ginger and rhubarb. The wine delivers a very smooth and creamy texture in the mouth.
This is a vibrant and fresh Brunello that offers a thick layer of plush fruit backed by shadings of spice, leather and cola. The mouthfeel is succulent and chewy and the tannins give the wine dimension and backbone. Drink now through 2015.
This is an elegant Brunello with pretty aromas of wild berries, cassis and white cherry enhanced by determined notes of spice and smoke. On the nose the wine is vertical and intense but like many expression from the 2005 vintage, the mouthfeel is toned down in dimension.
This is a beautiful red blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from the Montalcino subzone of Sant’Antimo (where super Tuscan wines are made) with light mineral dustings that show delicately over a solid core of black fruit and exotic spice. The mouthfeel is bright and polished.
Pretty raspberry and cream aromas convey richness, and it is indeed an easy drinker with warmth and body to it. Core flavors of strawberry, cherry cough drop, and brown sugar are sweet and likable, but ultimately the wine doesn’t have that last kick to push it to another level.
Ripe cherry, clove, cinnamon, leather and spice shape a well-balanced wine that exhibits both depth and complexity. Tones of prunes and dried fruit add warm accents and the wine delivers smooth but firm tannins.