Pieve Santa Restituta Promis Toscana IGT 1999
"Red Wine Italian Red by Gaja from Piedmont, Italy. Due to the slightly richer soil, Rennina is usually softer and a bit less tannic than Sugarille. Very clean, opulent aromas, with notes of ripe red fruits evolving into delicate spice and floral perfumes. Powerful and velvety in flavor with a fleshy... "
Very dry, oaky, woodsy, light silax notes. A very drying, tannic wine,even still after almost 10 years. Its well aged and the fruit has died down, but still powerful. Personally, although it was excellent it was a bit too woodsy and drying for me. Any fruit? possibly some stewed and baked red fruits, but hard to detect under the wood.
Agree with the Anise..Strawberry, Cinnamon, has a lightness with bold flavor. Was a little afraid that it wouldn't age this long, but it's done well.