Wine Spectator 91 points - The mix of black currant, cherry, plum and tobacco flavors picks up a loamy accent as this unfolds on the palate. Firm and balanced, with a long, savory finish. Drink now through 2020.—B.S. (Nov 13 2013)
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Wine maker notes
Released for sale: Minimum two years and a half after vintage.
Harvesting: Second half of October.
Varietals: Sangiovese 90%, other grapes 10%
Vinification: Temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 15-16 days at 28-30 °C. Malolactic fermentation is practised.
Maturation: 18-20 months in small oak casks. Further bottle maturation for a minimum six months.