Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore Fattoria dei Barbi 2015 (750ML)
95 Points, Monica Larner, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "94 points, Monica Larner, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate: "The Fattoria dei Barbi 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is a extremely polished and precise expression that hits all the right buttons for those seeking a classic expression of Sangiovese. In appearance, the wine shows a bright ruby hue with brilliant garnet reflections. The bouquet is tempered and shy at first, but it opens quickly to reveal those characteristic aromas of wild berry, candied cherry, licorice and pressed blue flowers that are so beautifully tied to this mighty Tuscan grape..." 01/20
Barbi's 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore emerges from a parcel in Castelnuovo dell'Abate near Mastrojanni. Dark, powerful and intense, the Vigna del Fiore blossoms in the glass with notable intensity and breadth. Dark cherry, plum, lavender, Mediterranean herbs and smoke flow through to the textured, broad finish. Stylistically, the Vigna del Fiore is a bit richer and sweet through the mid-palate and finish than the straight Brunello bottling...94 Antonio Galloni, Vinous Media 02/15
95 Points, James Suckling: "This is a very transparent and beautiful Brunello with black cherries and dark mushrooms on the nose and palate. Full body, round and juicy tannins that turn firm and lightly chewy at the end of the palate. Tight still. Give this two or three years to come together. Better after 2021." 11/19.
95 points, Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator: “This Brunello is rich and fruity, with latent power and a solid structure. Plum, black cherry, iron, tobacco and black tea flavors are matched to lively acidity and dense tannins, while the aftertaste echoes fruit and mineral accents. Best from 2025 through 2045.” 03/21