Tenuta di Castelgiocondo

Brunello di Montalcino 2010

Ready to rumble. Distinctive notes of pipe tobacco. From Coravin tonight for Covid restraint... πŸ˜‚ β€” 3 days ago

Bob, Ted and 18 others liked this
Anthony De Blasi

Anthony De Blasi

@LM Segal could you tell me which vintage?
LM Segal

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Sorry - 2010, great year!
Anthony De Blasi

Anthony De Blasi

Wow, indeed!

Castiglion del Bosco

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2015

Medium ruby color of medium plus intensity. Red fruit, dried flowers on the nose. Dry, medium plus alcohol, medium acidity, medium beautiful elegant tannins. Dark cherry, licorice, and a hint of creme brulee. Medium length. Delicious, will definitely improve over time.

93+ points
β€” 6 days ago

LM, Adam and 11 others liked this

Tenuta Friggiali

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2016

N:Balsam, the forest, deep cherry, tobacco, herbs.
P: Balance, acidity and tannins in place.
Very light on the palate, no barriques here. Delicious stuff. Slight chocolate on the finish.
β€” 9 days ago

Vanessa, Ted and 1 other liked this

Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2001

Ruby-ish color. Dense. Nice nose. Notes of red fruits, dry brush, dusty earth and some old desk wood. Nice but slightly dry fruit in the mouth. Tannins resolved and mostly integrated. Nice showing. β€” 9 days ago

Daniel, Ken and 18 others liked this

Tenuta di Sesta

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2015

Alder Yarrow

Brunello is one of my wife’s favorite wines, so she was pretty excited when this press sample showed up last week. Wonderfully silky with that powdery tannic grip that Sangiovese can offer, this is a classic old-school expression of Brunello - with gorgeous cherry, sandalwood, dried herbs and floral high notes. Fantastic acidity brings a dried orange peel quality to the finish and keeps the wine quite fresh as those dried herb notes soar for quite some time. β€” 7 days ago

Joe, Jonathan and 8 others liked this


Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2007

With Lamb Chops on Easter Sunday. Crimson with a tawny rim. Aromas of menthol and freshly turned earth together with McBarens Plumcake Pipe Tobacco - after a while Lavender. On the palate very savoury dry plum, cherry with a touch of licorice and tar. Medium bodied with fine persistent tannins. An excellent Brunello from a good vintage. β€” 8 days ago

Shay, Scott and 24 others liked this

Fattoria Poggio di Sotto

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 1999

One of my favorite producers of BM only exceeded by Soldera. Rich & balanced with good length showing notes of red fruits, dried cherry, leather, dried herbs, savory spices & tobacco leaf. β€” 4 days ago

Rob, Juan and 13 others liked this
Jeroen Koenen

Jeroen Koenen

What vintage is this, Ron?

Tenuta Buon Tempo

Brunello Di Montalcino 2010

Mary H

Solid Brunello - rust-tinged crimson in color and medium body, tannins present but unobtrusive. Notes of cedar, dry brush/hay, bramble and herbs, unripe tomato, and of course dried cherries. β€” 23 days ago

with Louis
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Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2016

This is a serious brunello. Light color and totally closed on open. With patience, it begins to open up over 2 hours. More time would have been rewarded, but hey, I was thirsty. Pretty, wound-up fruit. Nice, nice finish. Really enjoyed this 2016. β€” 4 days ago

Josh, Eric and 19 others liked this

Le Chiuse

Riserva Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2001

I fondly recall selling this wine during 2009/2010. Properly stored bottles will drink extremely well through the decade.

Le Chiuse
Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Eric Guido
Drink: 2021 - 2030
Tasted: Mar 2021
The 2001 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is slightly darker in color yet just as vibrant as the Annata sitting beside it. The Riserva blossoms with autumnal spices, tobacco and florals, giving way to a display of bright strawberry with flowery undergrowth. It’s enveloping and soft upon entry, with stimulating acids and tart red fruits that create a push-and-pull of sweet and sour, coming across as zesty and full of energy. Fresh cherry pits, licorice and inner rose linger over a nuanced layer of tannin. This gorgeous wine of tension is on the verge of peaking, with many, many years of pleasurable drinking in store for us. I can sit with this for hours. Sampled from the winery cellar.”
β€” 9 days ago

Aravind, Lyle and 6 others liked this