In 1955 in New York, Dominick who is called Domenico in Italian was introduced to these traditions by his Nonno (grandfather), Domenico Giovinazzo. In the basement of their home was a wine press that Nonno showed Dominick; passing down from one generation to another the love of handcrafting wine.

The nose is ripe with black cherry, red berries, spice, cola, oak, and dusty lavender. The palate is bold, with robust flavors of currents, red berries, spice, leather, lavender, and oak. Characteristic firm tannins and strong acidity make this a wine best enjoy with food. A hearty risotto or grilled lamb would do quite nicely.

FBWorld Panel Score: 89