Taste, soft but persistent with fruity and mineral aroma, typical from chalky-sandy soil in the Roero region.
The nose is packed with hints of dried fruit, honey, pineapple and papaya, followed through with intense mineral notes. Full and integrated with a lingering finish.
Vibrant aromas of citrus fruit, pineapple, pears and acacia flowers blend on the nose. This wine will age and develop very well.
Deep almost opaque in colour with a pronounced nose of morello cherries interspersed with layers of oak and spice. Rich and powerful with strong tannins, considerable texture and complexity and great character.
This is an intense and complex wine with aromas of red berry fruits on the nose and hint of vanilla and licorice appear on the palate along with wild strawberries and cranberries
There are spicy fragrances of coffee, black pepper, liquorice and tobacco with a palate of fruits of the forest, vanilla and mineral aromas, with strong but developed tannins.
An intense nose with overtones of vanilla, spices and withered roses. Dry, but soft and velvety, it is engagingly complex throughout the lengthy finish.
Cabernet Sauvingnon exhibits a deep red colour and complex nose, with hints of fruits, vanilla, pepper and tobacco. The taste is rich of ripe fruit concentrate, elegance, ballanced.
Terre Brune, Santadi£62.95
Intense aromas and excellent use of oak. Terrific structure and body with ripe, smooth, black fruit and spices on the palate. Immediately striking due to its richness and extract.
Ruby colour with garnet hues. Complex nose with mature aromas of cherries, red berries and tobacco. Multi-layered structure with balanced soft tannins.
57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot. Subtle, fragrant aromas of nuts and mint, alongside mocha, spices and rich dark berry fruit. Mouthfilling and luxurious, with great ripeness and harmony.
This was the first Sangiovese to be aged in barriques, the first red wine to be blended with non-traditional varieties (like Cabernet) and one of the first Chianti reds not to use white grapes. Tignanello is a milestone. It is made from a selection of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The wine is aged in barriques for about 12 months and for a further 12 months in the bottles.
Sassicaia's first vintage was released to universal acclaim in 1968. Sassicaia is now widely accepted as one of the world's greatest Cabernet Sauvignon wines and made history recently, being the first single wine to be granted its own DOC. Thw ine of Sassicaia combine intense note of cassis and cedary elegance, with extraordinary power and length.