Rich and suave, and then suddenly slender and poised, yet always potent, with masses of red and black berries that penetrate deeply. full of balanced pleasures, as salty minerals, licorice, and tart blackberries linger incredibly long under an air of violet florals
Crushed stone, wilted violets, black currants, balsam herbs, and worn leather
Red meats, game, or aged cheeses. How to serve: keep the bottle upright and at room temperature for at least 24 hours, uncork it an hour before and serve it decanted in the carafe
La Pieve 2017- This delicious, elegantly structured red opens with classic Sangiovese aromas of blue flowers, ripe red berries, new leather and forest floor. The smooth, velvety palate delivers mature Marasca cherry, raspberry compote, baking spice and licorice alongside polished tannins. It's already drinking beautifully but will also offer several years of enjoyment. Drink through 2027.