2016 Brunello di Montalcino

2016 Brunello di Montalcino

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Type: Red

Vintage: 2016

Grape: Sangiovese

Country: Italy

Region: Tuscany

"The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino is spicy and slightly exotic, showing dusty black cherries with cinnamon and clove, giving way to hints of incense. The depths of textural fruit here make for a highly pleasurable sip, balanced by vibrant acids with sweet herbal tones building toward the close. Although structured and slowly giving way to a dry and clenching finale, this somehow maintains a juicy persona right up until the very end where hints of licorice and cedar resonate. Although this needs a short stay in the cellar to show its best, it will be a great wine to enjoy while waiting for Vigna Montosoli to fully mature."

92 pts, Eric Guido, Vinous, November 2020