Tasted July 27, 2017 by quaglia with 35 views

Flight 1 (5 notes)

Some small notes recovered from an old notebook, during a Librandi presentation at Trimani Wine bar

2016 Librandi Cirò Bianco Italy, Calabria, Cirò Bianco
83 points
Light golden yellow, brilliant.
Complex and intense at nose, medium fine: white flowers and herbs (sage). Mineral hints.
Dry, smooth, high alcoholic sensation but medium bodied. Good acidity and strong minerality, till the closing.
2015 Librandi Efeso Val di Neto IGT Italy, Calabria, Val di Neto IGT
84 points
Nice, bright, light golden yellow.
Intense, complex and fine at nose: mainly sweet notes of vanilla and then toasted wood, wax and acacia flowers.
Great personality at taste, with a nice acidity and minerality well balancing a strong alcohol (14%) and barriques notes.
Still, sensation are detached, not amalgamated.
2015 Librandi Cirò Rosso Classico Italy, Calabria, Cirò
84 points
Ruby red, a bit faded.
Intense and fine nose: candy violets and black cherries. Silica hints.
Dry, with a good acidity and minerality. Full mouth, thanks to a high alcohol and a smooth tannin. Fruit on the background.
2013 Librandi Cirò Rosso Classico Superiore Riserva Duca Sanfelice Italy, Calabria, Cirò Rosso Classico Superiore
85 points
Ruby red, with orange tones. Medium transparent.
Very rich, complex and fine at nose: Ripe red fruit (very ripe, almost jam), violets and tobacco.
Dry, alcoholic and rounded. Good acidity, smooth tannins and mineral. Lacking some fruit at taste.
2014 Librandi Magno Megonio Val di Neto IGT Italy, Calabria, Val di Neto IGT
90 points
Ruby red, with violet rim.
Complex and very fine at nose: Ripe red fruits with alcohol, dried flowers and spicy: Tobacco and bark.
Dry, rounded, with a good acidity and a young, but noble and velvety tannin!!. Great stucture, full fruit at taste, persistent, with a closing on sweet vanilla notes.
Young, but very classy.
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