Cellar/Tasting Notes "A polished, international style, with toast and spice notes adding smoothness and depth to the black cherry and raspberry fruit. Rich and harmonious, with an impression of spice and mineral on the long aftertaste."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Lots of plum and berry character, with hints of toasted oak and chocolate. Full body, with soft and velvety tannins and a long flavorful finish."
Cellar/Tasting Notes From the 98 point Brunello producer
As usual, the Valdicava Rosso di Montalcino is one of the more massive Rossos of the vintage. Black-purple in color, super-ripe and full-bodied, it stands out from the rest. Exceptional purity and depth. This is a very classy red.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "... lovely sweet fruit at the finish. Light jam and chocolate character. Good finish."
Cellar/Tasting Notes Rich aromas of ripe dark berries and light vanilla. Full body, with soft and velvety tannins and a juicy finish. Balanced and delicious.
Cellar/Tasting Notes An international blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petit Verdot that yields ripe blackberry and plum, plus vanilla. Gripping tannins give a great structure and length.
Cellar/Tasting Notes "This is really gorgeous with layers of ripe tannins that are polished and integrated. Full and balanced with ripe fruits and a clean and caressing finish. A beauty. I like this as well as the 2007. Excellent effort."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "The 2008 Fontalloro is the yin to the Rancia’s yang. It is also characteristically beautiful, open and expressive at this stage. Layers of sweet red fruit, flowers and spices blossom effortlessly from the 2008 Fontalloro. The intensely saline finish that is present in the Rancia is found in..
Cellar/Tasting Notes "There's fine integration between oak spice, raspberry, cherry and tobacco flavors in this racy Brunello, which has tension and precision, with a lingering spicy aftertaste. Shows excellent potential for aging."
Cellar/Tasting Notes "Frescobaldi’s Castelgiocondo is a protagonist in the Brunello school that prioritizes bold, modern expressions of the Sangiovese Grosso grape. This vintage shows pulpy fruit, soft spice and chocolate backed by dark concentration. The mouthfeel is generous and full with a thick, velvety texture."