An exquisite wine & experience. Full bodied but not light on fruit, especially dried fruit with smoke, tobacco and fresh green herbs to close it out. An interesting & alive wine! — 3 days ago
Took a bit to open up but great. Notes of plum, cherry, grape and oak. Great with pasta — 9 months ago
Surprising delicate on the nose with dusty cherries, tomato leaf, a touch of baldamico & tobacco leaf - fresh & juicy.
On the palate this is defined by bright cherry acidity, with fine, meaty & juicy tannins, a quite light (thin?) mid palate but a glorious finish. Very youthful and with fantastic drinkability.
From magnum. — 3 months ago
One of 2019’s favorite new acquaintances Tenuta di Carleone Il Guercia. Equally impressive today as its displaying a wonderful combination of playfulness, transparancy, gracefulness and intensity. Opening with a vibrant and nuanced red fruit profile followed by a perfumed and herb infused floral note with a salty and gravelly minerality in the back end. It’s developing in layers with the time in the glass reaching unexplored territories in each sniff.
The palate is an act of grace, a wonderful flow and an enticing texture
with very fine yet present tannins that is balancing the fresh acidity as they together carries the complex fruit profile throughout the gravelly encore.
An impressive act worthy standing ovations — a year ago
Very similar to the last bottle...
Lots of ripe cherry, with tobacco, cedar and a touch of black pepper. Tannins are balanced yet still with a slight tightness on the finish. Will drink well for another 3-5 years. Good value at $24.
#IlMolinodiGrace #chianticlassico #tuscany #sangiovese #vinorosso #italianwines #redwine #chianticlassicoriserva #panzano #italianredwine — 4 years ago
Excellent Super Tuscan bought at the winery in Italy. — 6 months ago
A good Chianti for cold weather. Drank this one outside in November and it’s full body kept us warm. Subtle iron notes to start with a smooth finish. — 7 months ago
2015 Il Carnasciale is embracing the warm vintage with grace; Showing off with a deep but vibrant fruit that is eating up the expensive cooperage over its telltale gravelly minerality. An impeccable palate, sublime yet intense, powdery tannins and a pulsing fatigue with a nervy edge throughout a long and developing finish. Classy!
Have a taste and you’ll catch yourself jiggling over its profoundness. — 2 years ago