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2015 La Colombina Brunello Di MontalcinoSangiovese from Italy

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  • 93 Wine Spectator
  • 93 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
  • 92 Ian Dagata - Vinous Media
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About

93

"A supple, juicy version, revealing macerated cherry, sandalwood, tobacco and iron flavors. The bright acidity is matched to well-integrated tannins, giving this red a harmonious feel. Offers a fine, mouthwatering finish. Best from 2022 through 2040. 1,400 cases made, 300 cases imported. — BS"

93 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"La Colombina's 2015 Brunello di Montalcino takes a classic approach with a fine texture and a steady delivery of aromas that grow cautiously in intensity the longer the wine sits in the glass. This Brunello is stitched together carefully with wild and forest fruit aromas that segue to pressed blue flower, spice and light balsam herb. Released five years after the harvest, according to the Brunello appellation rules, this wine has had the time to integrate and smooth out. There are no hard edges here, and the mouthfeel is silky and polished. This is a classic expression of Brunello that ages in oak for 36 months. Some 17,000 bottles were released in January 2020."

92 Ian Dagata - Vinous Media

"Bright light red. Very floral on the nose, with aromas of violet and peony complicated by red berries. Fresh and juicy in the mouth, with precise Sangiovese-accurate flavors of red currants, tea leaf, flint and blood orange. Closes long and fruity with very little in the way of herbal elements. Lovely wine."

Product Detail

Item # 119274
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Sub-Region Brunello di Montalcino
Ratings

93 - Wine Spectator

93 - Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

92 - Ian Dagata - Vinous Media

Vintage 2015
Color Red
ABV N/A
Varietal(s) Sangiovese
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste red fruit, strawberry and raspberry
Nose asparagus, green pepper and red fruit