Brunello di Montalcino
Brunello make up some of the most sought after and collected wines in the world. This is the ‘Super Star Appellation’ of Tuscany. Brunello makes up one of the five wine appellations of Europe that’s starts with the letter ‘B’. The others are Bordeaux; Burgundy, Barolo and Barbaresco and the wines they make are the finest wines made in Europe today. Brunello are famous for their power and finesse. For their richness and opulence they show a superb elegance and depth. Lovers of big reds are huge fans of Brunello and no cellar is complete without Brunello representation. The grape is a strain of Sangiovese called Sangiovese Grosso that is a smaller grape with a thicker skin which tends to make a wine that has more concentration and more structure allowing to age better.
2016 Argiano Suolo 2016 Argiano Suolo; Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Italy 98 points Wine Enthusiast; Made with vines that average 55 years old, this fragrant, single-vineyard Brunello boasts aromas of violet, menthol, wild berry and spice. Loaded with class and finesse, the delicious, full-bodied palate features Marasca cherry, raspberry compote, blood orange, licorice and a hint [...]
2012 Sassetti Livio Brunello di Montalcino 2012 Sassetti Livio Brunello di Montalcino, Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy. JS98 James Suckling Complex aromas of dried figs, dark fruits and hints of walnuts and dried meat. Full body, dense and polished palate. Velvety and poised tannins and a flavorful finish. Yet always refined and beautiful. You want to drink [...]
2016 Caparzo Brunello 93pts Vinous Arrival march Caparzo is one of two properties in Montalcino owned by the beautiful and charming Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini. The other property is Altesino. This wine, the Caparzo 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is a very classic interpretation that delivers the goods without any distracting bells or whistles. The wine opens [...]
94 James Suckling / 95 Vinous / 96 Wine Spectator Red with warm garnet notes. The nose has fruity weaves and light floral embroidery are immediately noticeable. Red berry fruit and hints of undergrowth. Spicy but also mineral finish. The palate is dry, warm, well balanced, ample and persistent.
Obtained from a meticulous selection of Sangiovese grapes from the best company vineyards, Brunello di Montalcino is the result of painstaking campaign work and targeted interventions in the cellar which, in respect and in the worship of an ancient tradition, preserve the integrity of the fruit and enhance the quality of a wine that in [...]