The 2015 Cirò Rosso is a terrific expression of Gaglioppo. Crushed raspberry, cherry, sandalwood and dusty dried rose tones are found throughout. Soft and pliant upon entry, the Rosso turns zesty, with a reverberation of tart berry tension and tobacco toward the energetic close. $25.00 (Eric Guido, Vinous, June 2021) — 3 days ago
Sette Ponti or "seven bridges," refers to 7 bridges crossing the Arno River on the road from Arezzo to Florence. Blend of 50% Merlot, 40% Cab Sauv & 10% Petit Verdot, aged 18 months in new French oak. Very dark Ruby with pronounced aromas of dark fruits, cigar box & earthy notes, touch of floral citrus. Flavors of black cherry & blackberry with tobacco & spice. Fine tight tannins, long finish ending with cacao, tobacco & mineral spice as the finish builds. Decant now! Will continue to age! — 4 days ago
Blend: 40% Sangiovese, 35%Cab Sauv & 25% Syrah, deep Ruby with aromas of dark berry fruits, cedar and floral notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry, currants and cherry with vanilla spice, espresso and leather. Fine tight rich tannins, long finish ending with fruit, tobacco and earthy mineral character. Nice, decant first! — 4 days ago
ちなみにアルコール度数は14度。 — a month ago
Coming from my cellar in Italy
Antonio Pulcini the winemaker is a lovely fellow that lives in a marvellous property on the hills south of Rome.
He found when relatively young bottles made by his dad 30 years earlier still delicious and decided to reproduce them somehow.
It took him a while, but the wines have absolutely no similar examples in the area.
The wine is bright gold with straw shade
When it reaches room temperature gives its best on the nose with mandarin, grapefruit, an array of herbs and flowers. Hay, cheese, wet stones, marzipan and quite an oxidative personality.
The palate is fresh, soft and extremely long.
Probably the vines this wine was made from have been replaced too. Fascinating too say in one word. — 3 days ago
An exceptional value at $20 - one of the best I’ve had recently. Ready to go out of the bottle with a bit of a chill. So fresh with great lighter red fruits. Nice reflection of higher altitude Sangiovese from Montalcino. Excellent balance and acid, medium minus tannins. Should have bought more. — 4 days ago
Ciro Doc Bianco paired very well with beef agnolotti. — a month ago
From the makers of Sassicaia, Deep Ruby with red & black fruits and floral aromas of this 60% Cab Sauv 40% Merlot blend. On the palate flavors of cherry, currants and blackberry with cinnamon, licorice, cacao and earthy notes, well integrated. Fine tannins, approachable, a wine with a solid structure, elegant and smooth, long finish, great mouth feel ending with fruit and spicy oak. Decant! Will age well over next 5 years. Tasting Sample. — 8 days ago
N: Bing Cherries, tar, mulberries, damson plum, gravel road.
P: Cherries, tar, bright acidity, gentle tannic grip, esp. in the cheeks. Mid-light weight in the mouth. I know with air/time, this broadens. As it airs, a mossy, leathery, quality comes forward esp. on the nose.
@Fassselections — 6 days ago