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Martoccia di Brunelli Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2015 (6 bottles)

93/100  - Robert Parkers The Wine Advocate. Brunello di Montalcino is surely one of the most well-known and treasured wines in the world. It is a red wine of extraordinary elegance and concentration obtained from a long ageing process. It has a full and ethereal fragrance with hints of wild berries, black cherry and vanilla.  "Rich and layered with ripe tannins and chocolate and walnut character. Full body and layers of fruit. Lots of fruit and structure." James Suckling


£215.00 each, was £269.70
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Vintage

2015

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Closure

Cork

Alcohol

14%

Feature

90+points

  • Product Description
  • Delivery
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Vintage

2015

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Closure

Cork

Alcohol

14%

Feature

90+points

About the Producer

In 1964 the Brunelli family bought a small farm comprising some 3 hectares of vines in Martoccia, on the edge of Montalcino. In 1988, Mauro and his son Luca purchased a further parcel of land, so that now the estate totals 15 hectares, of which 5 hectares are classified as Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. Vineyards are located on the south west side of Montalcino, at an average altitude of 250 300m. Luca encourages low yields in order to focus on quality & authenticity. 1 hectare comprises approximately 5,000 buds on the best Sangiovese vines. From this location, the grapes are exposed to the sun for the entire length of the day and are likewise protected from the cold north winds. At this altitude, the grapes acquire the maximum expression of their fragrance, whilst achieving excellent degrees of ripeness. The land, rich in stones, guarantees excellent permeability and consequent drainage of rainwater.

Wine Press / Awards

93/100  - Robert Parkers The Wine Advocate

"Martoccia's 2015 Brunello di Montalcino brings forth some of the warmer characteristics of the vintage, thanks to its earthy and spicy aromas that lift gently from the bouquet. A second wave of plummy dark fruit and dried cherry is quick to follow. This wine would be a pleasant pairing with venison sausages now, but it's probably better to wait: This edition offers a good balance between fruit and oak, and although the tannins are tight, they should carry the wine forward over the next five years of aging."

92/100 - The Wine Spectator

"Black cherry, black currant, earth and forest floor aromas and flavors mark this brooding red. A dense swath of tannins joins the fray on the finish, leaving a pleasantly astringent feel."

 

92/100 - James Suckling

"Rich and layered with ripe tannins and chocolate and walnut character. Full body and layers of fruit. Lots of fruit and structure."

 

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