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Community Tasting Notes (51) Avg Score: 91.4 points

  • Slow-ox'd for six hours. Drinking really well right now showing classic notes of cherry, plum, sottobosco, and a natural sweetness of fruit that comes when tertiary notes have developed in Brunello. Glad to have more in the cellar. Drink now-2020+.

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  • A Mixed Bag in Toronto on a Wednesday (Jay's Place - Toronto, On): Slow-oxed for 6 hours prior to consumption. Pours quite dark with very light bricking. This wine is in such a fantastic spot right now, totally in the zone for my tastes. While clean and free from VA and Brett it is still so traditional with evident use of Slavonian Oak. The nose shows wonderfully savoury notes of balsamic drizzled strawberries, red and dark cherry, old polished wood, undergrowth, dusty soil, rosemary, hints of cured meat and pipe tobacco. The palate is still fairly structured with abundant acid and tannin suggesting there isn't a hurry to drink. The sweet dark cherry textured fruit on the palate is wonderful with a cherry pit finish that lingers nicely. Toward the end of the evening this showed savoury tomato paste notes on the palate that were thoroughly enjoyable. Everything I want in Tuscan Sangiovese.

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  • Deep dark garnet in color with ever-so-slight clearing in color. Full, forward, assertive & complex nose of mature & developed, ripe dark fruit aromas of cherries, blackcurrants & plums with earthy overtones, dusty, some floral notes of violets, cedar, aged tobacco, Portobello/Porcini, leather, some tar, grilled meats, coffee, licorice, olives, minerals and dried herbs. Full bodied with very good concentration of silky smooth & supple textured, well balanced, complex, mature & developed, ripe dark fruit flavors of sweet cherries, blackberries & plums with earthy notes, mushrooms, minerals, herbs & some cedar. Long, lingering finish. Drinks quite well at present and should hold onto this current stage of development for a few more years although any further development would be minimal.

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  • Medium ruby color with some hints of brick at the rim. Full aromas of blackcurrant and dark cherry, some tobacco and hints of coffee and licorice. Full bodied with silky layers of mouth coating tannins, balanced fresh acidity and some sweet fruit. The finish is very long and has a slightly drying twist to it.

    Great balance right now, not the most complex Brunello I know. I don't expect it to improve a lot, but it will certainly last for quite some time to come. Drink now - 2020.

    The bottle was immedeatly open for business, although it fleshed out a little more after 5 hours of slow-ox.

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  • corked. Second bottle that was off..if you have this wine, be wary

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