Azienda Agricola Le Ragnaie

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese

9.3336 ratings
9.3116 pro ratings
Montalcino, Siena, Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese
Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Beef, Venison, White Rice, Potato, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Chicken, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Duck, Tomato-Based, Pork, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lamb, Turkey, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
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Alder Yarrow

Wine Blogger Vinography

9.4

Because when my wife spends all day making her bolognese, I have to give her something nice to drink. This one was in perfect shape, with gorgeous cherry and orange peel and cedar layered over leather and earth. Great acids suggest this has another 5-10 in it easily.

Because when my wife spends all day making her bolognese, I have to give her something nice to drink. This one was in perfect shape, with gorgeous cherry and orange peel and cedar layered over leather and earth. Great acids suggest this has another 5-10 in it easily.

Oct 26th, 2020
Paco Suro

Yum. Young. Nice tannins. This easily does another 10 without much effort. #2010vintage

Yum. Young. Nice tannins. This easily does another 10 without much effort. #2010vintage

May 23rd, 2020
Sarah O'Kelley

This was a wine that I have been holding onto for years and finally deemed my belated birthday dinner to be the perfect or imperfect time to enjoy it. Le ragnaie is for me the very best that Brunello can be especially with this type of age on it: all dried red fruit and dried herbs and leather and all perfectly in balance! Plus Ricardo The man behind the line is just a super nice person! You can read more about it on my blog if that’s the sort of thing you do 🥰

This was a wine that I have been holding onto for years and finally deemed my belated birthday dinner to be the perfect or imperfect time to enjoy it. Le ragnaie is for me the very best that Brunello can be especially with this type of age on it: all dried red fruit and dried herbs and leather and all perfectly in balance! Plus Ricardo The man behind the line is just a super nice person! You can read more about it on my blog if that’s the sort of thing you do 🥰

Apr 22nd, 2020
Fredrik Finn

Quality check on Le Raganie Brunello di Montalcino 2013 and what a showstopper, starting off a bit shy but evolves into a layered complexity with plenty of finesse, with four hours in the decanter its hard to raise your nose from the glass. Red, very vibrant fruit is backed up by dried spices and pronounced but balanced savoury complexity of forrest floor and crushed stones. A subtle volatile lift brings further complexity. Fresh palate with, fine grained tannins and a tactile sensation that brings the wine throughout its long finish. Not Brunello, its a trademark Ragnaie!

Quality check on Le Raganie Brunello di Montalcino 2013 and what a showstopper, starting off a bit shy but evolves into a layered complexity with plenty of finesse, with four hours in the decanter its hard to raise your nose from the glass. Red, very vibrant fruit is backed up by dried spices and pronounced but balanced savoury complexity of forrest floor and crushed stones. A subtle volatile lift brings further complexity. Fresh palate with, fine grained tannins and a tactile sensation that brings the wine throughout its long finish. Not Brunello, its a trademark Ragnaie!

Oct 17th, 2019
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

9.3

Racy yet ripe with beautiful tannins adding serious grip to its cherry dominated profile where acidity, Galestro earthiness and dried herbs add complexity to this classically style Brunello. Built like a cross of Barolo from Brunate and Premier Cru Nuits Saint Georges.

Racy yet ripe with beautiful tannins adding serious grip to its cherry dominated profile where acidity, Galestro earthiness and dried herbs add complexity to this classically style Brunello. Built like a cross of Barolo from Brunate and Premier Cru Nuits Saint Georges.

Dec 11th, 2018
Antonio Gianola

Elegance in a glass from the highest elevation vineyards for Brunello di Montalcino. Go and find this right now. Stunning wine

Elegance in a glass from the highest elevation vineyards for Brunello di Montalcino. Go and find this right now. Stunning wine

Aug 22nd, 2018
Beau Carson

Spectacular! Starting to show all the tertiary characters.

Spectacular! Starting to show all the tertiary characters.

Apr 16th, 2018
Jay Kline

Initially very backward but after letting it slow-ox for about two hours this transformed into a fully expressive and wild beauty. Mulberries, cherries, espresso, oregano...oh my. Really digging this. On the palate it’s dark cherries, cocoa, espresso, minerals; finish is long...almost savory. The purity and texture is quite compelling. Built to last.

Initially very backward but after letting it slow-ox for about two hours this transformed into a fully expressive and wild beauty. Mulberries, cherries, espresso, oregano...oh my. Really digging this. On the palate it’s dark cherries, cocoa, espresso, minerals; finish is long...almost savory. The purity and texture is quite compelling. Built to last.

Mar 23rd, 2018
Benjamin Silver

Very enjoyable bottle from Riccardo at Le Ragnaie. Layered in finesse takes this from nose to finish with a skilled hand. Glad I have another bottle.

Very enjoyable bottle from Riccardo at Le Ragnaie. Layered in finesse takes this from nose to finish with a skilled hand. Glad I have another bottle.

Mar 21st, 2018
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

9.2

I like this vintage from more and more. It won't age forever but it darn tasty now, and will provide loads of drinking pleasure thru 2020+. Elegant finish.

I like this vintage from more and more. It won't age forever but it darn tasty now, and will provide loads of drinking pleasure thru 2020+. Elegant finish.

1 person found it helpfulOct 22nd, 2016