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Pio Cesare - Barolo Ornato
Decanted for a half hour but should have done at least an hour. Very good integration and the tannins are becoming fine, but maybe not yet fully resolved. Good fruit. At least another 10 to 15 years of drinking window.
Poggio Antico - Brunello di Montalcino
It took about 8 yrs for this wine to come together and put on weight in the bottle. But now it drinks like classic brunello, not modern style. Descent core of fruit, with well integrated alcohol and tannins.
Herman Story - Syrah Nuts & Bolts
Good fruit forward wine with at least 10 years ahead of it.
Tor - Cabernet Sauvignon Mast Vineyard
Very deep black fruits, perhaps a bit overpowering. I would expect 5 yrs of additional age would resolve the very jammy overall persona of the wine.
Altesino - Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli
Really needs the right food pairing to bring out the best in the wine. Also recommend decanting for more than an hour.