2015 Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Pelagrilli

2015 Siro Pacenti Brunello di Montalcino Pelagrilli

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Country: Italy

Region: Tuscany - Brunello di Montalcino

Vintage: 2015

Cépage: Sangiovese (100%)

Size: 750 ml

Rating(s): 95 (RP); 96 (JS)

" The Siro Pacenti 2015 Brunello di Montalcino Pelagrilli is a rich and pleasing wine with very nice aromatics. Of these two new releases, the Pelagrilli is more characteristic of Tuscany and Sangiovese. The Vecchie Vigne expression tastes far more international or contemporary (read: it has more oak flavors) in comparison. I tend to prefer this wine especially in a vintage like 2015 that is so naturally expressive and powerful to begin with. The bouquet opens to dried cherry with dusty mineral notes and dried Mediterranean herb. On the the finish, you taste some of that sweetness that comes with aging in French barrique."

Monica Larner (RP) - 01/20