2006 Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Altero
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML
  • JS 95
  • WA 94

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JS 95
jamessuckling.com, January 2011
Aromas of beautiful ripe plums and berries on the nose follow through to a full body with chewy tannins and a long velvety textured finish. The new wood cedar chocolate and fresh mushroom character dominates now. Big and... Aromas of beautiful ripe plums and berries on the nose follow through to a full body with chewy tannins and a long velvety textured finish. The new wood cedar chocolate and fresh mushroom character dominates now. Big and juicy. Best after 2014.
WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2011
The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino Altero is aged for two years in 500-liter French oak barrels and another two years in bottle. Here the oak gives the wine much of its volume and shape without coming across as over bearing... The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino Altero is aged for two years in 500-liter French oak barrels and another two years in bottle. Here the oak gives the wine much of its volume and shape without coming across as over bearing. Dark wild cherries new leather spices minerals and menthol flow effortlessly from this seamless beautifully ripe Brunello. The intensity of the fruit carries through nicely on the long polished finish. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2026.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 2006