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    • brunello-di-montalcino-altesino-2016-(3l)
    • brunello-di-montalcino-altesino-2016-(3l)

    Product Details

    Sku 506035
    Country Italy
    Region Tuscany
    Appellation Montalcino
    Producer Altesino
    Type Red
    Vintage 2016
    Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
    Volume 3L

    Brunello di Montalcino Altesino 2016 (3L)

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    Wine Advocate Notes
    95+ Points, Monica Larner, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Bold cherry, dried raspberry and myrtle add to the intensity and the brightness of the bouquet. The Altesino 2016 Brunello di Montalcino displays a lively and fruit-forward ensemble with an infectious and cheerful sense of energy. This is a tonic and crisp expression of Sangiovese with lifted berry aromas backed by subtle spice, tar and licorice gained over two years of barrel aging. This is a 110,000-bottle release (and a good buy for Brunello)." 11/20
    Vinous Media
    94 Points, Eric Guido, Vinous: "Remarkably pretty and poised yet packed full of potential, the 2016 Brunello di Montalcino lifts with grace and elegance, showing dusty roses, wild strawberry, white smoke and hints of wet stone. It’s silky and refined, with cooling acids and minerals giving way to savory red berries and spice. Energy remains high, even as fine tannins create a classically dry and youthful expression, tapering off to violet florals, mocha and a hint of licorice that seems to linger for well over a minute. This is deceptively drinkable today, yet it has all of the necessary components to gain in weight and complexity over a decade or more of cellaring." 11/20
    James Suckling Notes
    95 Points, James Suckling: "Fresh violet, forest-floor and some pear-skin aromas, underneath brambleberries. Fresher style of Brunello. It's medium-bodied with silky tannins and a great balance between fresh-fruit and forest flavors. Drink after 2023."
    International Wine Reviews Notes
    96 Points, Raffaele Vecchione, International Wine Report: "Delicately reveals its essence in the floral features of hibiscus, agapanthus, flowering geraniums and hydrangeas. In the background, the maturity highlights in the gentle notes of cherries and rose petals. Medium-full body, silky tannins, and a compressed brilliant finish vivacity. Better from 2021."

    SKU# 506035


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