2006 Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto
Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML
  • JS 100
  • WS 95

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JS 100
jamessuckling.com, September 2011
A potentially perfect red. It shows dark fruits with prunes blackberries and blueberries on the nose. Insane intensity. Full and dense with thick yet super-polished and velvety tannins. Incredible length and depth. ... A potentially perfect red. It shows dark fruits with prunes blackberries and blueberries on the nose. Insane intensity. Full and dense with thick yet super-polished and velvety tannins. Incredible length and depth. Amazing. Such great acidity and freshness too. The finish shows notes of iron rust and dark fruits. Goes on for minutes. Out in the market early next year.
WS 95
Wine Spectator, September 2012
A rich style boasting macerated cherry and raspberry leather and licorice flavors. Starting to meld with the dense tannins which are mouthcoating and almost chewy on the long finish. This has excellent intensity with a... A rich style boasting macerated cherry and raspberry leather and licorice flavors. Starting to meld with the dense tannins which are mouthcoating and almost chewy on the long finish. This has excellent intensity with a serious seam of mineral that permeates the aftertaste. Best from 2015 through 2035. -B.S.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 2006

Winery

Casanova di Neri

In 1971, Giovanni Neri founded Casanova di Neri in the eastern part of Montalcino. Over time, vineyards were added in other areas. The first was the Cerretalto vineyard which has a unique terroir in a natural amphitheatre over the Asso river. The winery used its old vines, with small bunches of well-spaced grapes, to create a selection for propagation in their other vineyards.

The first Brunello harvest in the original vineyard was in 1978. Harvests in other vineyards started with Cerretalto in 1981, then Tenuta Nuova in 1993, Pietradonice in 2000 and Ibbianco in 2011. Currently the estate covers a surface of around 500 hectares of which 63 are vineyards, 20 olive groves and the rest arable land and forest.