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Fragrant nose of blueberries, violets, peppercorns, sage, five spice and lemon leaves. Medium-bodied with firm, fine tannins. Compact and firm. Lots of character, with perfumed tea-leaf notes at the end. e.
The 2019 Il Caberlot (Sommeleria) is a powerful, intensely aromatic red from Il Carnasciale. Layers of flavor and texture build effortlessly, leading into a long, plush finish that is wonderfully inviting, even in the early going. Readers should note that the Sommeleria is not a new wine but the designation the estate has used for their 750ml bottling, mostly intended for restaurants, since 2013.
Deep, lustrous ruby. Finely perfumed nose layered with complex oak, which still needs to integrate further, and morocco leather. On the palate, intense red fruit laced with oak. Lots of juice and with finely chiselled tannins. Long, suave and elegant. One of the best Caberlots ever made.
A classy red, complex and delineated, yet elegant and supple in texture, setting the stage for black currant, blackberry, violet, cedar, rosemary and mineral flavors. Balanced and incisive on the long finish, with a lingering aftertaste that echoes the fruit, mineral and savory notes. Superb. Best from 2025 through 2042.
Dark, rich ruby with gently brightening rim. Beautiful spice on the nose, plus vibrant plum, strong pepper spiciness, meaty and bloody, in the background some bay leaf and rosemary, violets. Very fresh and balanced on the palate, with crisp fruit and juicy tannin, seems light on its feet and complex at the same time, draws up tight and salty, clear, spicy and very long. A long distance runner.