2012 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML
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Wine Spectator, March 2018

This delivers intense balsamic notes of juniper, wild rosemary and sage, along with rose, cherry and berry aromas and flavors. Elegant and saturated with flavor, supported by a vibrant structure. Ends with energy and...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, September 2018

Plenty of dark cherry essence, blackberry pie, a touch of plum liqueur, baking spices, charcuterie, resin and dried herbs. The palate echoes the richness of the nose with no shortage of dried-fruit flavors, while also...
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2018

Sporting a medium dark color, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is the most robust and powerful wine among these new releases from Altesino. More than its Riserva status (that requires an extra year of aging...
DC 92

Decanter, March 2018

From their 40th harvest, Altesino's Riserva is a selection of grapes from their holdings in Macina, Pianezzine and Castelnuovo dell'Abate, aged exclusively in Slavonian oak casks. This is a much deeper, darker expression...
W&S 92

Wine & Spirits, April 2019

This riserva opens with exuberant cherry flavors and lively acidity elevated by scents of rose petals and cool herbs. Notes of dark chocolate and fresh tobacco emerge as the wine sits in the glass, building layers of...
WE 92

Wine Enthusiast, May 2018

Forest floor, pipe tobacco, leather and eucalyptus aromas abound on this full-bodied red. The taut firmly structured palate offers dried black cherry, raspberry preserve, licorice and dried herb set against tightly packed...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 15%
Closure Cork