Color: dark, deep, blackish-ruby hue.
Bouquet: bold and intense, with blackberries and licorice, black pepper and a hint of vanilla.
Taste: full-bodied palate with exceptional red 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 5.04 hectare (12 acres) vineyard called Molin Vecchio named after an old flour mill situated on the valley bottom. At about 290 to 320 meters (~1,000ft) in elevation, just outside the town of Montepulciano, this vineyard lays within the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG appellation.
|best served with roasts.