- Excellent, smooth, full bodied
- Cherry, vanilla, a bit of smokiness, like cigar box. It's a riserva so def French oak. 2007... Was it a good vintage?
- Elegant nose, dark fruit, tar, good structure, nice mouthfeel, good food wine
- Nozzole Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 at Villa Nova in Newport Beach California
- Very smooth and lots of berry flavors.