This opens beautifully to reveal violets, blueberries, licorice, citrus, oyster shell and orange rind. So velvety and polished, but with real depth and structure. Medium-to full-bodied with delightful fruit and a long finish. Drink in 2021 but already so satisfying. JS 95
- Alcohol %: 15%
- Decant Time: 2 hours
- Taste: ripe plum, blackberry jam, licorice, tobacco, truffle, coffee, cocoa
- Food Matching: braised beef short ribs, wild mushroom risotto, aged cheeses, dark chocolate desserts
- Grape Variety:
The 2015 vintage presents a luxurious tapestry of rich and intense flavors, woven from the traditional Valpolicella Classica grapes. This wine showcases a very dark ruby red hue, inviting you to a nose filled with baked fruit, plums, and cherries. On the palate, it reveals a symphony of fruity tastes, with undercurrents of coffee and cocoa, all in a beautifully balanced ensemble. The velvety tannins provide a seamless structure, making it an excellent choice for a sophisticated evening.