1997, Antinori, Guado Al Tasso

Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy

(Priced at per bottle)

Score: 92

Drinking Dates: -

Critic: Daniel Thomases

Tasted: 01-Jul-2000

The 2004 Guado al Tasso reveals a layered, nuanced texture filled out by the generous warmth of Bolgheri. Full-bodied and ample on the palate, it offers plenty of sweet dark fruit, licorice, Tuscan herbs and chocolate, with outstanding persistence as well as balance, which is especially evident in a mature use of oak. The 2004 is an opulent and beautifully poised Guado al Tasso that will offer much pleasure over the next decade.