Color: dark, deep, blackish-ruby hue.
Bouquet: bold and intense, with black currants, licorice, black pepper and a hint of vanilla.
Taste: full-bodied palate with exceptional black fruit intensity and spice.
Big structured with well integrated, supple tannins and a long, persistent finish.
This wine, of great structure and concentration, is designed to reward extensive cellaring.
The grapes for this wine come from the 1.01 hectare (2.4 acres) vineyard called S. Ercolano at 300 to 350 meters (~1,100ft) in elevation, just outside the town of Montepulciano (Siena).
|best served with roasts and grilled meats, especially “fiorentina-style” T-Bone steak.