Region: Toscana, Italy.
Color: Intense ruby red, tending to garnet with aging.
Aroma: Intense, persistent and complex bouquet with notes of red and blackberry fruits and a spiciness of black pepper conferred by the oak.
Palate: Well structured, roundee, complex, persistent. Notes of berries and spices, especially black pepper and leader.
Serving temperature: 64 F.
Tips: Serve it a ballon, taking care to uncork the bottle two hours before.
Pairing: Grilled meats, steak, furred and feathered game and aged cheeses.