Just a very very nice bottle of Italian wine. I am curious though, most of the critic reviews talked of big and bold dark fruit flavors, big tannins, yet still with a soft and lush finish. I agree with the later half of that. I found the wine to be very refined, subtle, almost elegant, still maintaining that which we love about Tuscany, and yes, a long and lush finish. Maybe the fact that we enjoyed this wine with a hearty, tomato/meat based pasta meal, made the wine seem more tame and refined, but that is OK with me. Enjoy!
Smooth & Supple
If I had known... if I had only known... I would have ordered a case of this. A real crowd pleaser, from the novices and beyond. This is now no longer available to my state. Again, if I had only known... Ordered some '06, we'll see how it compares.