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2010 Brunello di Montalcino

Altesino

94Average Score
flagCentral Italy / Italy
Red

Altesino's 2010 Brunello di Montalcino stands proud among its peers. No other wine I tasted among the new releases in Montalcino achieves this unique level of aromatic finesse and distinction. The bouquet is almost purely floral in character with a strong emphasis on pressed rose petal, dried violets and potpourri. The fruit tones are less emphatic and include bright cherry and red currant. In the mouth, the wine's compressed texture is accented by fennel seed and licorice. the 2009 vintage had more power and heat, but this version shows elegant restraint. Feb 2015, www.robertparker.com

Monica Larner, Wine Advocate    Score: 93/100

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