This is already quite soft, oxidized and mature. It's a pleasant take on Sangiovese, absolutely ready to drink and approachable with warm, raisiny fruit flavors. There's a soft, chocolaty landing that keeps the tannins easy also. But there's not much character and no real stuffing here.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.