2004 Oriel Taralula

Toscana, Italy

Name Story

Taralula is named for Tara, the ancient goddess of eternal light and unconditional love who governs the Earth and the moon.


Giuseppe Maria Sesti

Vineyards | Winemaking

Limestone and galestro soils on Montalcino's favored southern hills. Careful pruning and minimal intervention winemaking tied to the phases of the moon. Aged for 20 months in French oak (100% new).


100% Sangiovese. Picked: September 28–October 2, 2004.

Tasting Notes

Aroma: Ripe red plum with earthy overtones and hints of allspice. Taste: Black cherry and plum preserves supported by deep tannins with an elegant, velvety finish.

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Bottle: 750ml
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