93/100 Wine Spectator Apr 30, 2016 A rich and juicy red, in a modern style, this shows a sense of finesse to the integration of velvety tannins, with an expressive profile of pureed boysenberry, cocoa powder, dried lavender, melted licorice, spice and mineral notes. Offers a long, grippy finish. Gaglioppo, Magliocco Canino and Nerello Cappuccio. Drink now through 2026.
92/100 Punkte Wine Spectator, Apr 30, 2017 Finely balanced and creamy, this bold red offers a rich range of black cherry coulis, fig cake, dried marjoram and oak spice flavors, layered with sculpted tannins. Long on the palate, with a lasting spicy mineral note. Gaglioppo, Magliocco Canino, Nerello Cappuccio and Greco Nero. Drink now through 2027.
89/100 Punkte Wine Spectator Apr 30, 2016 Leather, smoke and black olive notes are layered with boysenberry coulis and cocoa powder flavors in this elegant red. Medium-bodied and silky in texture, with fine-grained tannins showing on the minerally finish. Gaglioppo, Magliocco Canino and others. Drink now through 2021.
89/100 Punkte Wine Spectator Apr 30, 2016 Graphite and spice notes accent the sappy black currant, mocha, smoky mineral and licorice flavors of this medium- to full-bodied red. Suave and well-knit, with a juicy finish firmed by the fine tannins. Gaglioppo, Magliocco Canino, Nerello Cappuccio. Drink now through 2023.