Poggio Scalette Il Carbonaione 2014
This is the wine conceived and desired by Vittorio Fiore after long years of study and working experience, and it is the result of an exceptional pairing and synergy: Sangiovese and the Ruffoli vineyards in Greve in Chianti. The results of this synergy - grapes harvested in the Carbonaione vineyard - are worked with passion and dedication by Vittorio Fiore and his son Jurij in order to obtain a wine of great power and elegance, capable of expressing in all of its richness the terroir in which it is born.
Wine Spectator – A well of deep, pure blackberry, blueberry and black pepper aromas greets the nose in this red. Silky in texture, this stays spicy as the firm, dense tannins expand on the finish. Sangiovese. Best from 2018 through 2026.
James Suckling – Wow. The mouthfeel, depth and length to this red is really phenomenal. Full body, ultra-fine tannins. Blueberry, blackberry and chocolate character. Goes on for minutes. The composure and substance to this wine is amazing. This is the best ever Il Carbonaione. Will improve for years but taste it now.
In a mixed or straight case: $102.05
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