2016 SALCHETO SALCO VINO NOBILE DE MONTEPULCIANO “750ML”
96pts Wine Spectator 95pts WE and Their Top 100
This features a core of ripe, sweet plum, blackberry and spice flavors, accented by earth, wild herbs and tobacco. Though dense and muscular, there’s also a beam of vibrant acidity that keeps this focused and fresh. Best from 2023 through 2042. 1,000 cases made, 100 cases imported.
New leather, forest-berry and rose aromas shape the enticing nose on this radiant red along with a balsamic whiff of camphor. The firm, elegantly structured palate features ripe Marasca cherry, black raspberry, licorice and crushed mint framed in tightly wound, fine-grained tannins and bright acidity. It’s linear and still youthfully austere, with great aging potential. Drink 2023–2036.