Very dark purple and bit over extracted ala the more modern style of many super Tuscan wines. Bouquet reminded me of a California Cab. It did have a very nice peppery finish, but lacked purity of fruit on the palate.
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(Podere Il Carnasciale Il Caberlot) From magnum - nearly opaque red violet color; very appealing, Cheval Blanc like, tart cassis, light charcoal, tart plum, black tobacco nose; focused, maturing, tart plum, tart black fruit, roasted black fruit, tobacco, mineral palate with subtle herbs and enlivening acidity; mature now and should go 20-plus years; medium-plus finish 94+ points (hail struck on 9/15, greatly diminishing yield, only 1800 magnums)
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