What he achieves by a combo of half vinified in stainless steel and half the ferments in barrel, is the ideal melding of the racy with the complex and textured.
A pretty flash Weissburgunder AKA Pinot Bianco! Excellent drinking. A layer of that shroomy, wet wool earthy funk I often see, and enjoy in high acid whites. White flowers perfume. Ripe white grapefruit. Counterpointed with a little stonefruit, fresh and zippy. Chalky acid with a dusting of phenolics adds cleansing grip. Superb long
Filled with personality this is an exceptional Bordeaux blend from Trentino. Subtle lick of very good oak wrapping this on first pour. Coffee, mocha at play over a cassis and tobacco background. This has the classic hallmarks of San Leonardo in Harmony with just a little more oak. It falls into place very quickly with just moments in the glass, the wine comes together and fruit generosity builds. The overwhelming sensibility is of fresh energetic fruit that has been developed beautifully pre-bo