Aromas of dried flowers, dried cherries and hints of raspberries. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a long, silky finish. A beauty. More elegant than the Santo Stefanetto. Best after 2008. 540 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
Fabulous aromas of crushed blackberries and strawberries follow through to a full-bodied palate, with soft and velvety tannins and a fresh finish. Very aromatic red. Best after 2007. 1,620 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
Rich and decadent with mushroom, berry and cherry aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long ripe fruit aftertaste. Big wine. This is always impressive. Much better than the 2000. Best after 2008. 400 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
Wonderfully pure and perfumed with flowers, berries and cherries. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a fresh finish. Silky and refined. Racy. Very aromatic young wine. Best after 2008. 600 cases made. From Piedmont, Italy. —James Suckling
Dark, dense and powerful, juicy with ripe cherry, blackberry and tar flavors, hinting at exotic spice as the flavors persist on the muscular finish. Drink now through 2015. 3,000 cases made. From Australia. —Bruce Sanderson
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