Planted on deep, rich volcanic ash, giving this vineyard a luscious appearance. Vigour lends the wines fleshy perfume and seductive texture. Northern exposure, 50-100 year old vines. 5,500 bottles production. 750m asl.
Luminous deep red. Easygoing red cherry and violet aromas on the fresh nose. Then bright and juicy, with straightforward flavors of red cherry, and minerals lifted by good inner-mouth violet perfume. Closes with a medium-bodied mouthfeel, hints of cranberry and building but polished tannins. Very easygoing and full of early appeal, but this strikes me as a little less complex than past Santo Spirito vintages.