2017 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino
Region: Tuscany - Brunello di Montalcino
Cépage: Sangiovese (100%)
Size: 750 ml
Rating(s): 94 (RP); 95 (JS)
" The Altesino 2017 Brunello di Montalcino is ripe and round with lots of pretty textural richness and juicy fruit flavors. These qualities tie in nicely with the character of the vintage that saw long and hot summer days. Dark fruit, plum and blackcurrant pave the way for savory spice, tobacco and limestone. The effect is soothing and rich, and the wine remains perfumed and silky to the end. The tannins are well managed in this hot-vintage wine. Fruit is sourced over 25 hectares of vines with tufo soils and alberese rock. "
Monica Larner (RP) - 02/22