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Poggio Antico Brunello Di Montalcino 2016
Tuscany - Italy
Wine Enthusiast
James Suckling
Robert Parker
Wine Spectator
  • S$147.00

Wine Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
Vintage: 2016
Aging Potential: Drink now or Keep
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 14%

Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany


The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino offers a pure and classic expression of the vintage with bright fruit tones, wild cherry, toasted nut, blue flower and forest floor. Whereas the other wines in the Poggio Antico portfolio undergo aging in smaller tonneaux, this wine is aged in large Slavonian casks instead. You taste the lift and brightness of the fruit, and it's all quite lovely. Grapes are sourced across a 13-hectare site at a very high 500 meters in elevation. The name of this area is I Poggi, and the soils here are a bit lighter and rockier with both schistous galestro and limestone alberese. Delicate approach here, the intensity of those floral aromas, and the silky nature of the mouthfeel. It take time to open up
  • Deep ruby red
  • This is so aromatic and floral with cedar, dried roses, and black cherries
  • It’s full-bodied, yet so refined and tight with silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Tight and focused. Needs time to open, but shows beautiful finesse and focus