Tuscany Sangiovese

Coltibuono

Badia a Coltibuono Sangioveto di Toscana Sangiovese 2011

100% Sangio. 100% incredibile! For a 28th anniversary dinner with my wonderful wife. Sight unseen (so to speak) I was impressed beyond words. Went to Coltibuono this summer but didn’t taste this; however they swore up and down that the Sangioveto had the goods. And it did in spades! So rich and savory. The depth of cherry fruit and silky tannin is off the charts. I only wish I had another bottle to age for 3-5 years and taste some heaven then. Molto buono!!! — 3 days ago

Mike, Bill and 2 others liked this

Casanova di Neri

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2009

Oooooo-weee! There was so much love for this from everyone I shared it with at work. Espresso, chili flakes, smoke, cranberry sauce, rusty dustiness, red cherries, chocolate raisins.. the signature note is the smooth and forward acid. I personally think there's a splash of some beneficial VA to this (red wine vinegar). This is young but entering its peak. I think it can sit on it's peak for another 10 years too. Really mean this when I say one of the best brunellos I've had yet. Wild — 11 days ago

Phil, Ellen and 7 others liked this

Contucci

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Sangiovese

Like a good chianti. A really nice and smooth and delicious chianti. That's not really a chianti. Because it's still Sangiovese, but it comes from Montepulciano. I'm ranting. And raving? — 9 days ago

Daniel P., Trixie and 2 others liked this

Montevertine

Le Pergole Torte Sangiovese 2010

Antonio Galloni
9.6

Really enjoyed drinking this with my dad as part of our birthday celebrations. The 2010 is a gorgeous translucent Pergole Torte. Drinks well now, but better in five years. A PT of pure finesse. Loved it. — a month ago

E, Manny and 41 others liked this

Altesino

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2007

I was not at all a fan when this was first opened, as it had a strong funk on the nose and seemed austere on the palate. With 4-5 hrs of air, it blossomed into something quite nice. Medium bodied, red fruited, and accented by leather and subtle herb. Finishes dry and long. — 5 days ago

Mike, David and 4 others liked this

Tenuta Il Poggione

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2012

This really hit the spot for me. Restrained and elegant like the Gaja, but more depth. Lovely minty, medicinal herb note on the end. Some orange peel? Super fresh. Jumped to the top of my favorite Brunello list with Conti Costanti and Gaja. — 7 days ago

Shawn, Ron and 1 other liked this

La Serena

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2004

One of 2 btls had a sock-stink that took an hour to blow off, but otherwise this was delightful. Dry cherries, cedary wood giving it a Bordeaux vibe. Peaking. — 7 days ago

Keith, Tom and 18 others liked this

Tenuta Caparzo

Vigna La Casa Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2012

Vintage 2012 - Meeting my studyfriend Felix 34 years after graduation, that calls for a fine wine - pretty high acidity, beautiful red fruit, good balance, not too complex as we want to talk about our lives, but still interesting. We partnered it with Bavette. - At restaurant De Plantage in Amsterdam. — 4 days ago

Diederick, Amr and 17 others liked this

Molino Del Piano

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2010

RP's sticker again... 92 points. This time, I agree! This is a light brown-garnet transparent Brunello. 13.5% alc. Presents a nice vanilla/white chocolate front. But the tannins are way too firm. Maybe 1 hour wasn't enough. Still good plus.

92 points
— 5 days ago

Mike, Kimberly and 2 others liked this

Canalicchio di Sopra

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2012

Muted nose. Very subtle. Light for a Brunello. Pretty cherry fruit. Great internal aromatics though. Integrated. Silky tannins. — 4 days ago

Dan Weisshaar
with Dan
Severn, Pazzu and 3 others liked this