Giuseppe Quintarelli Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico 2012
Sparkling, intense deep red garnet. Very appealing, concentrated nose, but also shows
fresh fruit such as dark cherries, fresh plums and a touch of cardamom, beautiful game.
Fills the palate very well, grippy, fine tannins, opens in many layers, ripe cherry,
slightly salty notes,
shows tension. Great powerful bouquet of red fruit, cherries, plums supplemented with cocoa,
liquorice and vanilla. The taste is full, intense with an enormously refined elegance
and a remarkably long powerful aftertaste
Moschioni Friuli Colli Orientali Pignolo 2000
This is a superb wine with tastes of cherry, blackberry, earthy, oak,
plum, vanilla,, cinnamon, white pepper, Iicorice. and chocolate
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2015
97 Parker points. Young, complex with a long finish and a long life ahead.
Marchesi Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 2016
An intense ruby red in color, Solaia 2016 distinguishes itself on the nose by its intensity and its aromatic richness,
the notes of ripe dark fruit, particularly blackberries and blueberries, fused with balsamic sensations of aromatic herbs and mint;
sweet notes of chocolate and cotton candy alternate with spicy suggestions of white pepper, conferring freshness and complexity to the bouquet.
The palate is rich and enveloping with supple and silky tannins capable of transmitting elegance, character, and an exceptional expression of fruit.
The vibrant finish, long and very persistent, indicates an optimal aging potential over time.
2016 Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT
Dark, sour cherries, red fruit and oak. It’s remarkably well balanced yet young. Just the right level of acidity, gripping tannins and a long finish. Generally speaking not crazy about most Italian wine, but this one surprised me in a very nice way! I had it with pasta and game ragout, and it worked perfectly.
Tenuta Greppo (Biondi-Santi) Brunello di Montalcino 1983
Thoroughly engaging and ethereal with notes of black truffle, roast meats, chocolate and floral spice.
It its heart is dense berry fruit and it is fine and lacy against the guns. Flavours really build and
fan out once the wine is swallowed.
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2013
Deep, ruby red. Dusty nose. Red fruits, cherries. Full bodied. Excellent structure.
Young, but open. Will develope over the years to come. Smooth. Long.
Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore 2015
Deeper darker red in terms of colour in the glass. Rolls on and on with waves of flavour across the palate.Concentrated powerful yet still balanced and elegant.With lots of charisma “Il Carisma" 53% CS 23% M 17% CF 7% PF Perfect harvest - great vintage.
5 Stars long life ahead. Text book vintage.
Marchesi Antinori Solaia Toscana IGT 2009
The 2009 Solaia shows a ruby red color. On the palate the wine is smooth which is the result of perfectly ripe grapes along with sensations of coffee,chocolate, mint, and licorice. The wine impresses for its finesse and structure, and is characterized by great elegance and aging potential,with its soft and velvety tannins.