1997 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML

  • IWC 92
  • WA 91
  • WS 91

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IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 2002
...Dark garnet with a ruby rim. Lovely scents of plum mocha and tobacco regale the nose. Sweet on entry then nicely delineated with flavors of plum jam licorice mint and tar. Plushly textured with full fuzzy tannins this... ...Dark garnet with a ruby rim. Lovely scents of plum mocha and tobacco regale the nose. Sweet on entry then nicely delineated with flavors of plum jam licorice mint and tar. Plushly textured with full fuzzy tannins this medium-to-full-bodied wine exudes earthy undertones in the lingering finish...
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2002
...Altesino's medium to full-bodied 1997 Brunello di Montalcino boasts a dense ruby/garnet color in addition to aromas of creosote new saddle leather figs plums dried herbs and white flowers. It is a meaty complex... ...Altesino's medium to full-bodied 1997 Brunello di Montalcino boasts a dense ruby/garnet color in addition to aromas of creosote new saddle leather figs plums dried herbs and white flowers. It is a meaty complex accessible concentrated yet still young vigorous Brunello with good underlying acidity and moderate tannin...
WS 91
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, June 2002
...Wonderfully floral aromas with plenty of ripe fruit and hints of minerals and spices. Full-bodied and chunky with well-integrated tannins and a long finish. Fresh and refined...
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 1997