Number 65 on Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of 2004!
"Lots of black fruit, violet and mineral character. Full-bodied, with densely packed fruit on a rounded, expanisve palate, with well-integrated tannins and a long, fruity, minerally finish. Delicious now, but should open up even more. A great value at this score."
A smooth full bodied cru. The techniques
used for this particular year's production were
completely innovative and untraditional. 70%
of the grapes picked from the Podere Palazzo
della Torre are vinified immediately. The
remaining 30% are left to dry until the end of
December when they are vinified and then
refermented with the wine from the fresh