2015 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Sangiovese Grosso - 750ML
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REVIEWS

WS 97 WE 96 WA 95 VN 95 W&S 95 DC 94 JS 94 JD 94
WS 97

Wine Spectator, June 2021

Laced with ripe cherry, strawberry, floral, spice, iron and leather flavors, this red is complex and charming, yet with serious tannins that ply the structure and lift the long finish. The fine balance should facilitate...
WE 96

Wine Enthusiast, May 2021

Red-berry, wild-mint, graphite and rose aromas lead the nose on this fragrant, stunning red. Elegantly structured, the linear palate delivers juicy red cherry, cranberry, licorice and a hint of tobacco while polished...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2020

The Altesino 2015 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva (with 10,000 bottles made) shows a tight and firm delivery with the abundant fruit and the generous richness that is associated with this warm and sunny vintage. The wine...
VN 95

Vinous, November 2020

With its mesmerizing and utterly classic bouquet, the 2015 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva lifts from the glass, mixing crushed black cherry, plum and leathery aromas with notes of sage, lavender and violets. The textures...
W&S 95

Wine & Spirits, April 2021

This wineâ??s flavors of dark cherry and raspberry are intensely ripe, enriched by notes of caramelized orange peel and ginger. The wine aged for four years in Slavonian casks of 3,000 to 10,000 liters, gaining tannins...
DC 94

Decanter, March 2021

While Altesino’s Montosoli bottling is a closeup of a single cru, this Riserva is a panoramic shot of Montalcino. It draws on a selection of bunches from the estate’s vineyards spread throughout the region. It's an...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, November 2020

A very pretty Brunello now with sweet berry, orange-peel and cedar aromas and flavors. It’s full-bodied, yet refined and relatively soft with silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Fine tannins. Drink or hold.
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

Warm with baking spice, the 2015 Brunello Riserva has comforting aromas of cherry pie and purple plum. Full of ripe fruit, the palate gives way to more vinous, savory characteristics of cherry pit, black licorice, and tea...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Sangiovese Grosso
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-region Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML