1997 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML

  • WS 97
  • WA 93

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WS 97
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2007
Dark ruby and red color. Blackberry licorice and grilled meat aromas. Full-bodied with layers of beautiful tannins and fresh ripe fruit and sliced mushroom. Very very long. So powerful and rich yet racy and beautiful... Dark ruby and red color. Blackberry licorice and grilled meat aromas. Full-bodied with layers of beautiful tannins and fresh ripe fruit and sliced mushroom. Very very long. So powerful and rich yet racy and beautiful. Still needs some time.--1997 Italian blind retrospective. Best after 2010. 2200 cases made. -JS (Web Only Issue 2007)
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2002
The stunning single vineyard 1997 Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli exhibits more new oak than its sibling as well as more power concentration alcohol and extract. A deep garnet color accompanies huge sweet aromas of... The stunning single vineyard 1997 Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli exhibits more new oak than its sibling as well as more power concentration alcohol and extract. A deep garnet color accompanies huge sweet aromas of roasted herbs red and black currants cherries earth incense tobacco and soy. This is a wine to lay away for 5-6 years. This chewy full-bodied spectacular Brunello will be at its finest between 2010-2022.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 1997