Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli 2017
97 POINTS: James Suckling
95 POINTS: Wine Spectator
Cru Vineyard: The “Montosoli” hills, 380m a.s.l.
Soil: Marly limestone and siliceous limestone representing the Alberese era with lithoid components dating from the same period.
Ageing: 4 years (a minimum of 2 years in Slavonian oak barrels) and 3/4 months in the medium toasted Allier barriques and 4 months in bottle)
Montosoli lies above the morning fog line, allowing for greater exposure to the morning sun, and was the first single vineyard designated wine in Montalcino’s history with its first vintage in 1975. Brunello Montosoli 2017 has a deep ruby red colour which turns a garnet red with age. Its bouquet has outstanding character with hints of black cherry, blackberries, raspberries, violet, liquorice, vanilla and a slight accent of pink peppercorn. On the palate it reveals a dry, warm, velvety flavour, rich in substance and noble pedigree, ending with a warm note that lingers persuasively.
"Super clean black fruit and minerals on the nose and palate. Floral and herbal nuances, too. Medium-to full-bodied with very fine tannins and a long finish. This is super-clean, long and balanced. Despite the difficult vintage, Montosoli shows its class. One of the wines of the vintage."
— 97 Points, James Suckling
"This concentrated red is saturated by black currant, blackberry and blueberry flavors, with notes of iron, tar, tobacco and wild herbs chiming in as it evolves toward the long finish. So fresh and fruity, it's hard to believe this is a 2017 if not for the stiff tannins. Shows superb balance and complexity. Best from 2025."
— 95 Points, Wine Spectator
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- $179.00 Sale