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2016 Poggio Antico - Brunello di Montalcino
$64.99
750ml | SKU 88048
120 Available
WA
95+
Ratings and Reviews

The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino offers a pure and classic expression of the vintage with bright fruit tones, wild cherry, toasted nut, blue flower and forest floor. Whereas the other wines in the Poggio Antico portfolio undergo aging in smaller tonneaux, this wine is aged in large Slavonian casks instead. You taste the lift and brightness of the fruit, and it's all quite lovely. Grapes are sourced across a 13-hectare site at a very high 500 meters in elevation. The name of this area is I Poggi, and the soils here are a bit lighter and rockier with both schistous galestro and limestone alberese. I love the delicate approach here, the intensity of those floral aromas, and the silky nature of the mouthfeel. Some 34,000 bottles will be released in January 2021. This classic Brunello really stands out.

Monica Larner - Wine Advocate 95+
Producer
Country
Italy
Region
Toscana
Appellation
Brunello di Montalcino
Type
Red
Variety
Sangiovese

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