critical acclaim:"Intense aromas of blackberry, wet earth and grape follow through to a full body, with medium-to-light sweetness, very big tannins and a mouthfilling finish. Round and delicious already. Has the stuffing to age. Powerful. Score range: 94-97"
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critical acclaim:"A classic baby Vintage Port nose of blackberry, currant and a little bit of green lemon leaf. Full-bodied and medium sweet. There's a solid core of ripe fruit and powerful tannins, with grip. The real deal. 94-97 points
critical acclaim:"Cooked raspberry, with hints of lemon peel and leaf. Full-bodied and medium sweet, with a beautiful density and a sweet fruity and tannic aftertaste. Balanced yet muscular. A little disappointing, but clearly outstanding. Score range: 92-95"
winemaker's notes:The color is an intense straw yellow. The bouquet reveals rich aromas of tropical fruit such as pineapple, honey, and white flowers. On the palate the wine is elegant and crisp and all components are in perfect balance.Serve with roasted light meats, including lamb, grilled main courses and stuffed meat recipes
winemaker's notes:Silky, harmonious and refined, with apricot, apple, lime and mineral aromas and flavors on a light-weight frame. Balanced, its hidden structure evident in the tanginess on the finish and lingering aftertaste of baked apple.Serve this refreshing wine slightly chilled! As apéritif or – especially when more matured - in combination with seafood and poultry, but also red meat. Exciting match also with Asian and Pacific Rim cuisine.
winemaker's notes:This refreshing Viognier offers aromas of white peaches, vanilla, cashew, Maui Gold pineapple and white flowers. Flavors of pineapple, stonefruit such as white peach, vanilla and butterscotch will be found on the palate. This wine has great balance with fresh acidity that leads to a zesty finish!Drink now for freshness
Anticipated maturity: 2011-2020
winemaker's notes:Cresasso has a rich ruby color. On the nose one senses red fruits such as amarena and bing cherries, very characteristic of the Corvina grape. On the palate the wine is soft and elegant, with the typical pleasantness for which the wines of Zenato are known. Ideal with roasted meats, aged cheeses, and spicy tomato sauces. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2018
Anticipated maturity: 2012-2026
The estate’s 2006 Chianti Classico Riserva is a rich sensual wine bursting with sour dark cherries, French oak, new leather and flowers. As it sits in the glass the wine’s inner perfume emerges with even greater clarity, melding beautifully into the soft, creamy finish. This is a terrific effort from Viticcio. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2016.
Perfect with flavorful roasts, pastas, and cheeses.
With a bit of daring, this could be savored as a vino da meditazione, a sipping wine all on its own. Or certainly in accompaniment to end-of-dinner sweets, such as panforte. And, of course, with beef stews, braised meats with potatoes, cheeses that are aged but not too pungent, and large game, such as boar.Best after 2011
critical acclaim:"Very powerful and rich, with blackberry, licorice and light toasty oak. This has pure fruit. Turns exotic and decadent. Full-bodied, with dense, powerful tannins, but velvety and beautiful. Big and powerful. Layered and gorgeous. Best from 2011 through 2018."