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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY:

For deliveries into Hong Kong and Singapore, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
For more details regarding delivery to Hong Kong, Singapore and all other destinations, please view our International Delivery information page.
Spirits cannot travel on our services to Hong Kong, Singapore or Macau and require separate shipments. Please contact our Customer Service Team for further information.

F+R STORAGE:

Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
Please visit our F+R Storage information page for more details.

IN BOND AND DUTY PAID DELIVERY TO STORAGE ACCOUNTS:

FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions.

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Average rating 94.0

The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino shows an impressive level of richness and density that starts with a long succession of black fruit aromas, dried cherry, spice, leather and tobacco. There are evident hints of the warm vintage that become apparent thanks to the blackness of the fruit and the general softness of the aromas. The wine's texture is yielding and dense with extra layers of plump fruit and chewy richness. This the proverbial "restaurant Brunello" that will drink beautifully in the near and medium-term. It already tastes spectacular and is beautifully fleshed out at this young age. Andrea Cortonesi has hit a series of home runs with his 2011 Brunello di Montalcino and his 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva. I also tasted two vintages of his IGT Costabate (100% Sangiovese), but was less impressed by those heavily-oaked expressions. It hardly matters though because the quality of his Brunello is so stratospheric, you need worry about little less. Andrea seems unfazed by his success and this is his more endearing and engaging quality. My visit to his winery this year coincided with lunch, so I got to meet his mother, his wife and his vivacious daughter (who had the day off from school) all in one go. You can't help but admire a man who surrounds himself with such strong female figures. I returned to his winery later in the afternoon to taste through his newer vintages in barrel and got a very good sense of what the next few years will offer. If you love true and tested Brunello, I highly recommend Uccelliera. Since 2004, Andrea started using cryomaceration techniques (with up to ten days of maceration with the 2011 vintage) and 2003 was the last year he used commercial yeasts. Mar 2016, eRobertParker.com, Drink: 2017-2030
The nose opens with intense spice, espresso and black cherry. Powerful on the palate with firm tannins and intense concentration of cassis, baking spice and dark chocolate with cherry on the finish. Nice density and definitely one of the bigger wines of the vintage. March 2016

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