The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino is a big, bold wine imbued with wild cherries, earthiness, tar, smoke and grilled herbs. This shows more of the rustic side of Sangiovese in its hearty personality, but there is more than enough substance in the fruit to balance some of the wine’s edgier qualities. Licorice, new leather and French oak linger on a round, harmonious finish that compensates for some of the wine’s small imperfections. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024.
Stunning vintage. Excellent condition this wine is singing now.
The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino is a gorgeous, fleshy wine endowed with considerable depth and...