From the cherry, violet and tobacco nose through the full-flavored palate, this wine hits the right notes. The flavors follow the aromas, the finish is long and polished, with firm, ultrafine tannins. Inviting now, it will really shine after 2003. Editors’ Choice.
From one of Tuscany’s most charismatic producers, Roccato has shown a steady evolution in quality and intensity that culminates with this beautiful vintage. A blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine delivers Rocca’s signature juicy softness with background notes of spice and almond.
Roccato is a blend of 50% Sangiovese and 50% Cabernet Sauvignon that’s packed with aromas of blackberry, leather, tobacco and chocolate. It’s velvety and rich, with a delicious touch of cherry and cinnamon on the long finish.
As its brawny name suggests, Roccato (Sangiovese and Cabernet) is a thickly concentrated wine with powerful blasts of plum, dried herbs, mint candy, licorice and white talc powder. It’s ripe and ready to drink now.
Roccato is a super Tuscan blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon that delivers aromas of mature fruit and chewy succulence in the mouth. The wine has structure and firm tannins backed by round notes of Maraschino cherry and blackberry preserves.
Deeply colored, with intense crude oil, black plum and tobacco aromas. The palate is chunky as can be, with dark plum, blackberry and char. Where this one steers off course is on the mouthfeel, where extruding tannins create a raw, scratchy feel on the insides of one’s cheeks.