Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2016

Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2016
BRAND
Castello Romitorio
VINTAGES
2016 
COUNTRY
Italy 
REGION
Tuscany 
TYPE
Red 
VARIETAL
Sangiovese 
FORMAT
75 cl 
ALCOHOL
14% 
ITEM CODE
ICR102 
RATINGS & AWARDS
  • RP: 93
  • JS: 94
Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2016
Tasting Notes

There is something heady and invigorating about this: a lifted nose of oak and fruit with notions of Marasca cherry, violet and pomegranate. Earthy hints appear, too, as do nuances of sage and soy with increasing age. The body has densely woven, firm but fine tannins, according the wine a great structure; a skeleton upon which fruit, oak and aroma can express themselves fully. The wine unfolds slowly in the glass, becomes more sinuous and sensuous with air while the gentle astringency of the tannins is very moreish. Bottle age brings welcome tertiary notes of leather and herb, both grip and aroma are long lasting. This is impressive upon release but even more true to itself with advancing age.

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