Good level, colour intact with a touch of brown coloration round the edges. Nose not super expressive, yet some "tertiary" notes plus the cherry fruit you expect from a Chianti. Taste is medium-bodied with nice ripe fruit (vintage) and leathery notes, still good acidity and tannins. Probably the wine will not develop any further, but will drink up to 3 or 4 more years.
This one scared me a bit. Fabulous right out of the bottle, with excellent structure and a terrific acidic mid-pallet. But a few minutes in air, and it was flat. Thought it had seen its best days (with 2 final bottles in the cellar), but then, it picked up steam (or maybe I just drank a lot) and showed that same nice sweet-acidic contrast that makes Italian wines so food-friendly and so much a mimic of Burgundy (at a fraction of the price). So, still drinking very well, and now I wish I had more rather than less.
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