2007 Brunello di Montalcino San Filippo

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Average critic rating : 91.0 points



The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino bursts from the glass with sweet dark cherries, scorched earth, tar, smoke and licorice. This is a big, extroverted Brunello, but it also shows fabulous overall balance. Intense and energetic, it captures the essence of the vintage in spades. Some slightly rough edges remain, but this is nevertheless a terrific effort from San Filippo. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. ||Roberto Giannelli's wines show great promise. Giannelli seems to do best with shorter wood aging regimes. When the Brunelli spend too much time in oak they lose a lot of the personality that makes his best wines distinctive.||A Marc de Grazia Selection, various American importers, including: de Grazia Imports; tel. (417) 732-4200; Michael Skurnik, Syosset, NY; tel. (516) 677-9300, Estate Wines Ltd., San Rafael, CA; (415) 492-9411, Robert Houde Wines, Elk Grove Village, IL; tel. (847) 430-3887 Wine Advocate.April, 2012


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