Brunello di Montalcino Riserva - 2012

Price : 180.75$
Grape Variety : Sangiovese  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 13722854  
Inventaire : Courrier Vinicole Exclusive  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 

Tasting :

"A wine that shows so much on the nose with dried-meat, wet-earth and fruit aromas and flavors. Changes all the time. Full body, velvety tannins and a flavorful finish. Superb depth and length. Drink now or hold for as long as you’d like." -James Suckling

Wine Pairing :

Marinated Beef braised. Beef bourguignon. Deer skewer with pepper and cherry tomato. Rack of lamb à la Provençale.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Sangiovese 100%
  • Age of vines : 35 years
  • Yield of vines : 5000 kg/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 25-30 days
  • Maturation : 4 years in old Slovanian oak barrels. Fining in bottle during 10 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Lightly filtered
  • Cellar : 15-25 years
  • Decanting : 3+ hours

See the Press Review


Vintage 2013

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker 2019: 97 pts.

Vintage 2012

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker 2018: 95 pts.

Vintage 10

  • Wine Spectator: 93 pts.
  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 99 pts.
  • James Suckling: 98 pts.

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