Suolo IGT Toscana 2011 – 93 points

robert_parker_new_logo68The 2011 Suolo (100% Sangiovese) wraps around te palate with enormous richness and intensity. This is a broad-shouldered wine with dark fruit aromas and spice to mach important meat dishes. The finish is silky and smooth. Drink: 2016-2026. All eyes are on Argiano since the famous property was purchased by Brazilian investors a few years back. This tasting confirms that the signature winemaking style has remained consistent across the estate’s various denomination and IGT Toscana products.

Solengo IGT Toscana 2011 – 92 points

robert_parker_new_logo68The 2011 Solengo is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot, 10% Syrah. It opens with deep, dark intensity and shows plush layers of sweet clove, ripe fruit and cherry liqueur. This is a modern, proud wine that should last ten years or more. Drink: 2017-2028. All eyes are on Argiano since the famous property was purchased by Brazilian investors a few years back. This tasting confirms that the signature winemaking style has remained consistent across the estate’s various denomination and IGT Toscana products.

Non Confunditur IGT Toscana 2012 – 88 points

robert_parker_new_logo68The 2012 Non Confunditur (“NC” is written on the front label) is 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 20% Syrah and 20% Sangiovese. The wine takes an easy approach with nice freshness, bright fruit flavors and sweet lines at the back. All eyes are on Argiano since the famous property was purchased by Brazilian investors a few years back. This tasting confirms that the signature winemaking style has remained consistent across the estate’s various denomination and IGT Toscana products.

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2009 – 92 points

robert_parker_new_logo68The 2009 Brunello di Montalcino come across a lush and concentrated with bold fruit tones that wrap smoothly over the palate. The wine is well-balanced and really doesn’t show overt signs of the hot 2009 vintage. In fact, the bright crispness, backed by sharp aromas of chopped mint and blue flower, show the quality of fruit that comes from this historic estates from one of the southern-most and warmest points of the appellation. This is a beautiful effort that will award those who wait a bit longer. Drink: 2017-2025. All eyes are on Argiano since the famous property was purchased by Brazilian investors a few years back. This tasting confirms that the signature winemaking style has remained consistent across the estate’s various denomination and IGT Toscana production.

Non Confunditur IGT 2011 – 89 points

winespectatorlogo1Ripe, bright and lively, this red evokes black cherry, plum, spice and resin aromas and flavors. the tannins are assertive, leaving an astringent finish. Cabertnet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, and Sangiovese. Best from 2016 through 2027.-BS