Brunello Di Montalcino Wine

Brunello di Montalcino D.O.C.G. is one of the most prestigious wines in Italy. D.O.C.G. stands for Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita. These letters are on the pink collar strip on each bottle of Brunello di Montalcino. The D.O.C.G., as a category, was created in 1980 and, out of hundreds of Italian wines, there are just 45 D.O.C.G.s in all of Italy. It is an elite and exclusive category of wine with many rules and regulations, including panel tastings for quality and maximum yields. Brunello can only be made from 100% Sangiovese, known in Montalcino as Brunello, grown on authorised vineyards. There are minimum and maximum altitudes for vine cultivation and there has actually been a freeze on authorisations since 1995. The maximum yield per hectare is 7.000 kg of grapes (the conversion to wine is 68%). The wine must spend 2 years in wood and cannot be released until the fifth January after harvest – so 2004 is on sale in 2009, 2005 in 2010 and so on and so forth. One of the DOCG Read more »

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  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • Poggio Antico

    First of all the opinion of Arianna and Sabrina on the quality of Poggio Antico's wines. Arianna ...

  • Tenuta Il Poggione

    In the heart of the Val d'Orcia, a few kilometres from Montalcino, there are places where time se...

  • Canalicchio di Sopra

    In 1962 Primo Pacenti, a lover of the land with a knowledge of its products, founded Azienda Agri...

  • Terralsole

    Vigna Pian Bossolino is located on Montalcintf's south eastern slopes, an area well known for its...

  • Donatella Cinelli Colombini

    Donatella Cinelli Colombini is a Medieval scholar-turned wine producer in Montalcino, Italy. Sh...

  • Fattoria La Lecciaia

    La Lecciaia acquistata da Mauro Pacini nel 1983, trasformata e dotata delle più avanzate tecniche...

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Brunello Di Montalcino on Snooth

  • Why buy a wine of the magnitude of the Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 2001 in the first place? It wasn’t to impress anyone. After having sent in my book manuscript to the publisher on Monday, I figured that my wife and I simply needed a treat….a private tasting of this wine. My 2001 Valdicava Brunello was saturated with deep red near-black col... Read More

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  • Great aromas, of leather and saddlebag. Firm tannins almost chalky and will need time to soften. Good balance and mild acidity. Behind the 2001, this one is more deep and will offer more with some cellar age Read More

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  • Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino 2004


    No written review

    Wine review by mjc2202

  • Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi-Santi Brunello Riserva 1999


    Kocham to wino! ;) I love it!Full bouquet of roses and flowers from the hills fieldstone Montalcino, a stunning, full fruity taste and its gorgeous ruby red glow...hmmDefinitely one of those wines that are worth their price.Absolutely recomended. Enjoy! Read More

    Wine review by mnms

  • Castello Banfi 2006


    No written review

    Wine review by BJSnooth

  • Brunello Montalcino Gli Angeli 2004


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    Wine review by jennjenn66

  • Uccelleira Brunelli di Montalcino Riserva 2004


    Deze wijn gekocht bij Andrea Cortonesi, deze man is zeer begaan met zijn producten, we hebben al zijn vaten mogen proeven (ook de Brunello Riserva welke nog op het vat liggen).De Brunello Riserva van 2004 is een flueel zachte wijn met heel veel karakter en tonen van donker fruit. Top wijn geniet ervan op een rustig moment !!! Read More

    Wine review by Witteveen

  • Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi-Santi Brunello Riserva 1998


    Got mine directly fr0m the winery. It is a superb reserve vintage. Read More

    Wine review by morgo

  • Mastrojanni Sangiovese Grosso 2004


    Andrea Machetti and team at Mastrojanni make a solid line of Brunello and Rosso ... and Rosso wines, and their Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2004 has a deep, concentrated garnet red color with a classic Brunello nose of tobacco, pepper, ripe black cherry and even a touch of roasted chestnut. With the presence of well-integrated tannins, I recomme... Read More

    Wine review by dalluva

  • La Lecciaia Sangiovese Grosso 2004


    superb in May 2010 Read More

    Wine review by localchapter

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