Avvoltore, Morellino – 92 , 90 pts – Ian D’Agata – VM

from Vinous Media – December 2014
Ian D’Agata

Avvoltore 2011 – 92 pts
Good bright medium ruby. Enticing, nuanced aromas of red berries, smokey red cherry and spicy, earthy underbrush. Rich, broad …

Morellino di Scansano 2013 – 90 pts
Good full medium red. Captivating strawberry and red cherry aromas are lifted by a floral note. Juicy and aromatic in the mouth, with harmonious acidity giving shape to red plum, spice and floral flavors. Sneaky concentration…

Morellino di Scansano Riserva 2010 – 92 points
Wine Spectator – Insider – Vol. 10 – N. 7 / Feb. 26, 2014

Intense aromas and flavors of black currant, violet, cedar and tobacco haunt this fresh, brooding red. A dose of oak adds tar and spice notes as this lingers on the finish. Powerful. Best from 2014 through 2024 – B.S.