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2013 Casanova Di Neri Brunello Di Montalcino Tenuta NuovaSangiovese from Italy

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"Founded in 1971 by Giovanni Neri who with his great vision and passion understood the huge potential of wine in the Montalcino territory, it was passed on to his son Giacomo i...

  • 98 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 97 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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98

"A vivid and bright red with intense blueberries and raspberries. Floral undertones and tons of citrus, too! Full-bodied, dense and layered. Polished tannins and fantastic fruit. The muscularity of the structure is what gives this wine focus and intensity. So serious for the vintage. Give it time to show its greatness. Drink in 2022."

97 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

" Casanova di Neri's 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova is celebrating its 20th anniversary (1993-2013), and a special gold-label edition of the wine was made to commemorate this important milestone. I tasted the white label for this review. This is a bold and expressive Brunello that displays tightly knit aromas of Morello cherry, spice, leather and balsam herb that are the building blocks of the most beautiful Brunellos that come to mind. The Casanova di Neri house style implies a modern and sophisticated approach for sure. But the inner spirit and texture of Sangiovese is so fine and polished in its natural state that it hardly matters. The personality of the grape shines through with a loud and confident voice. "

Product Description:

"Founded in 1971 by Giovanni Neri who with his great vision and passion understood the huge potential of wine in the Montalcino territory, it was passed on to his son Giacomo in 1991. Casanova di Neri does in fact stands for the Casanova Estate of the Neri Family. There are now 120 acres of estate vineyards divided amongst four distinct sites. The acquisition of Cerretalto was followed by that of Le Cetine, Pietradonice and then Podernovo. All this by researching the best soil and exposures so as to produce unique and recognizable wines.

Giacomo's hard work and commitment to the Neri legacy has been duly recognized – in 2006, his Tenuta Nuova was named Wine of the Year by Wine Spectator" - Importer

Product Detail

Item # 105279
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-Region Brunello di Montalcino
Ratings

98 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

97 - Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2013
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Sangiovese
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste red fruit, strawberry and raspberry
Nose asparagus, green pepper and red fruit