A well-structured, long-lived wine with intense garnet red color. The aroma is intense and fruity with notes of cherry, prune and pleasant tones of cinnamon and toasted hazelnuts. The taste is austere, full, harmonious and pleasantly tannic, with a persistent finish.
PAIRINGS: Cured sausage, hard cheeses, Gorgonzola, burgers, grilled eggplant pizza, risotto with porcini, veal chop w/ rosemary, braised short ribs.
Price is based upon each.