The Agostina Pieri 2015 Brunello di Montalcino has a somewhat deconstructed or fragmented bouquet in which you can taste the warm-vintage fruit, the oak spice and the grapes' tart freshness, all in... Read More
The 2015 Barolo Bussia is painted in the broadest of brush strokes when compared to the other wines tasted this year, which each hail from their own specific micro cru within the larger Bussia vineyard. This makes sense, because... Read More
Very pretty aromas of violet and lavender mingle with red and black cherry notes, complemented by minerals. Superb balance and lively acidity nicely accompany the lingering flavors on the long, suave, austere finish. Knockout,... Read More
Enticing aromas and flavors of cherry, plum, earth, iron and blood mark this smooth, harmonious Brunello. Rich and dense, with chalky tannins. This will need some time to integrate fully. Best from 2023 through 2042.
Vanilla, clove and toast notes shade the core flavors of apple, melon and stone in this rangy white. Balanced in a broad-shouldered way, this offers echoes of mineral and spice on the long finish. Best from 2020 through 2033.... Read More
Bottled in July 2017, Dominus’ more approachable, less tannic sister wine, Napanook, is a blend this year of 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Napanook Proprietary... Read More