BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO RISERVA

 
 
CLASSIFICATION:
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Docg
GRAPES:
100% Sangiovese
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
14%
AGING:
minimum 36 months in oak barrels, 6 months in bottle
Winemaker:
Santo Gozzo
TASTING NOTES:
Shows aromas of dried fruits, with sultana and brown sugar. Full bodied with ripe chewy tannins and lots of chocolate, coffee and more dried fruits on the finish, impressively concentrated. Serve it at 20°C with roasts, game, mature cheese.
AWARDS:
Wine Enthusiast 2016 - 90 punti
James Suckling 2015 - 90 POINTS A big and rich 2009 with lots of fruit and vanilla character. Full body, soft tannins and a juicy finish. Drink now
SMV CANADA 2015 - GOLD MEDAL
WINE SPECTATOR 2014 - 91 POINTS This is elegant and detailed, showing harmony and finesse to the cherry, licorice and spice flavors. Firms up on the finish, with mouthcoating tannins. Finds good equilibrium in the end. Best from 2017 through 2030.
JAMES SUCKLING 2014 - 90 POINTS
Serious density of ripe fruit and spices here. Full body with chewy tannins and a fresh, clean finish. Structured for a 2008 Riserva. Drink in 2015
BERLINER WEIN TROPHY 2014 - GOLD MEDAL