The nose shows intense notes of ripe cherries and blueberries well integrated with intriguing hints of candied fruit and sweet spices. On the palate, the wine is supple, balanced, and long. The balance and the high pleasure level of the fruity aftertaste are a characterizing element of the wine.
The Guado al Tasso estate is located approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest of the city of Florence near the medieval hamlet of Bolgheri. The property, some 2500 acres in size, extends from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the inland hills and includes, in addition to the 750 acres (300 hectares) of vineyards, parcels of wheat, barley, hay, and olive groves along with woods in which a herd of Cinta Senese pigs, a prized local breed, graze.