Cerbaiona Molinari Brunello di Montalcino 1999

Member Review by Bob Fyke:

The nose is a beautiful amalgam of details that presents as one complex impression, later flashing fine components over time in the glass. There is solid (and still youthful) black cherry and black cherry skins, laced with Asian spice and a core of mushroom all forming the foundation, with a layer of dark incense and plenty dried herbs on top. The palate starts off with a soft texture and then turns to a medium chewiness with solid black fruit coming through again with embellishments of spice and Earth notes. The structure is excellent, with the acidity and tannins well integrated, providing plenty of support, but not standing out individually. There's a oneness about the characteristics that make the personality of this wine. No doubt, there are plenty of years left here. Probably not yet approaching its peak. 95 Pts

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Region: Italy » Tuscany » Montalcino

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Snooth User: Bob Fyke
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12/03/2013

The nose is a beautiful amalgam of details that presents as one complex impression, later flashing fine components over time in the glass. There is solid (and still youthful) black cherry and black cherry skins, laced with Asian spice and a core of mushroom all forming the foundation, with a layer of dark incense and plenty dried herbs on top. The palate starts off with a soft texture and then turns to a medium chewiness with solid black fruit coming through again with embellishments of spice and Earth notes. The structure is excellent, with the acidity and tannins well integrated, providing plenty of support, but not standing out individually. There's a oneness about the characteristics that make the personality of this wine. No doubt, there are plenty of years left here. Probably not yet approaching its peak. 95 Pts




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