From a great vintage, Poggio Landi’s gulpable, ruby-colored Rosso is a concentrated, cherry-scented way to enjoy young-vine Brunello while your 2016 Brunello wines mature in your cellar. Dusty black cherry, minerals, and almond would make this so enticing with a roast rack of pork studded with garlic and rosemary.
This is rich, bursting with raspberry and strawberry flavors, backed by lively acidity and accents of earth and leather, but the emphasis is on the fruit. Drink now. 3,300 cases made. — BS