2005 Casanova di Neri Pietradonice IGT

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 91

Reviews for 2005 Casanova di Neri Pietradonice IGT

WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2008
The 2005 Pietradonice also from vines in Sant-Antimo reveals an inky color along with open warm aromatics from the toasted oak. It is silky-textured and opulent on the palate with layers of blackberries blueberries cassis... The 2005 Pietradonice also from vines in Sant-Antimo reveals an inky color along with open warm aromatics from the toasted oak. It is silky-textured and opulent on the palate with layers of blackberries blueberries cassis spices minerals and sweet toasted oak that flow as the wine opens in the glass. The tannins are well-integrated and the wine offers outstanding balance. In 2005 the Pietradonice is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon rather than the typical 90% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Sangiovese blend. The wine was aged in 300-liter barrels of which approximately half were new. Pietradonice remains one of the most promising wines of its type especially given that the vines were only planted between 1993 and 1996. If the vines can get to the point where they express more varietal character this could very well turn out to be an exceptional wine in future vintages. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2017.