Wine tasting note: 1998 Volpaia, Castello di Balifico IGT Toscana

1998 Volpaia, Castello di Balifico IGT Toscana

5th May 2001 Tuscany Table Red

[Just bottled, not yet released]
Deep, even red.
Plenty on the nose - layers of mint, herbs, mulberries, charcoal - wow!
Heavy and heady, with chewy, sweet and sour mulberry fruit, soft charred oak, tobacco and rasping acidity. Very firm tannins and very long finish.
Superb. Needs 5+ years.

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