Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva 2013
Wine SpectatorTop 100: 2018, Rank: 11 Designation: Smart Buys. The stunning bouquet of ripe black cherry, black currant, leather and woodsy spice notes is enticing, while the sweet fruit is a match for the dense structure. The lengthy finish lingers, with tobacco, eucalyptus and iron accents. Drink now through 2030. 12,200 cases made.
Wine EnthusiastAromas suggesting underbrush, oak, new leather and chopped herb come together in the glass. The austere palate offers dried cherry, dried sage and roasted coffee bean set against close-grained tannins that grip the finish.