2015 Poggio Scalette Il CarbonaioneSangiovese from Italy
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- 99 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 95+ Antonio Galloni - Vinous
99 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"A really exotic nose with so much dried herb character, ranging from thyme and sage to Thai basil. Then there’s more familiar and equally appealing dark blackcurrants, crushed stones and lavender. Full body with very refined tannins that both coat and caress the palate. A long, chewy finish. Drink in 2022."
95+ Antonio Galloni - Vinous
"The 2015 Il Carbonaione is fabulous. It is also quite a bit more refined than I expected in this warm year. Nuanced, silky and light on its feet for such an intense wine, the 2015 a has a lot to offer. As has been the case in the past, I expect the 2015 won't start to drink well until age ten or so. I am not sure I remember seeing a young Carbonaione with this much delineation and finesse. I can't wait to see how it ages. Carbonaione remains one of the most under the radar wines in Italy."
99 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
95+ - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
|Taste||red fruit, strawberry and raspberry|
|Nose||asparagus, green pepper and red fruit|