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Wine News & Reviews

2012 Long Shadows Saggi - 93 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo 250"Good bright red-ruby. Lovely aromatic perfume of cherry, strawbery and licorice. Plush and glyceral, offering superb depth to the flavors of red and darker berries, spices and mint; a real wave of fruit on the palate. Impressively broad, pliant blend with building dusty-but-sweet tannins and outstanding length. - Stephen Tanzer"
- Vinous (November 2015), 93 pts

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2013 Long Shadows Saggi - 93 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo 250"Alluring perfume to the aromas of cherry, plum, spices and red licorice, lifted by a note of rose petal. Intensely flavored and energetic, offering juicy, sharply delineated flavors of dark fruits, flowers and graphite. In a slightly compressed, rather vertical style but even today the wine shows no hard edges. Opened beautifully in the glass, showing a sneaky, slowly building finish. - Stephen Tanzer"
- Antonio Galloni's Vinous (November 2016), 93 pts

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2014 Long Shadows Saggi - 93 PTS - IWRep

international wine report logo"Following up the highly impressive 2013 'Saggi' bottling, this 2014 edition is packed with dense aromatics and flavors. Head winemakers Ambrogio and Giovanni Folonari from the famed Folonari house in Tuscany, head this project. The red wine highlights Candy Mountain and Bouchey vineyard Sangiovese as well as Stone Tree Vineyard Cabernet, as this is a blend of 52% Sangiovese, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Syrah. This wine begins with aromatics of red cherry, anise, spicebox and hints of red raspberry and dried thyme. There are bright flavors of smoked pork shoulder, red cherry, coffee grounds and hints of white pepper with sagebrush. The finish lingers in this one of a kind Washington red blend. While this is absolutely stunning right out of the bottle, this will also cellar well into the next decade. (Best 2016-2027) - O.B."
- International Wine Report (September 2016), 93 pts

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2014 Long Shadows Saggi - 94 PTS - WA

wa94"The 2014 Saggi is gorgeous. Black cherry, blackcurrants, licorice, graphite and spice characteristics all give way to a rich, full-bodied, yet incredibly elegant and seamless style on the palate. Given its purity and overall balance, it's going to cruise in the cellar, but it's already hard to resist as well. The blend is 52% Sangiovese, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Syrah. - Jeb Dunnuck"
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue #231, June 2017), 94 pts

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