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Tasting Notes

WA95

The 2004 Brunello di Montalcino is awesome. This finessed, regal Brunello flows onto the palate with seamless layers of perfumed fruit framed by silky, finessed tannins. The wine remains extremely primary at this stage, and its full range of aromas and flavors have yet to emerge, but the sheer pedigree of this Brunello is unmistakable. The elegant, refined finish lasts an eternity, and subtle notes of menthol, spices, licorice and leather add final notes of complexity. The estate’s 2004 Brunello is a wine to buy and bury in the deepest corner of the cellar. Brunello is never inexpensive, but this is the real deal, and in relative terms, it is one of the world’s great values in fine, cellar worthy wine. Incredibly, there are 18,000+ cases of the 2004 Brunello, so it should be fairly easy to source in various markets. The Brunello is made from four vineyards ranging from 250 to 400 meters in altitude, all in Sant’Angelo in Colle. The wines from the various vineyards were aged separately in French oak casks prior to being assembled and bottled. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2034.

W&S93

Good deep red. Sexy nose offers raspberry, spices, coconute, dried flowers, tobacco and potpourri: almost Lafite-like. Then suave, complex and energetic in the mouth, offering lovely vinosity to the sappy red fruit and floral flavors. Finishes long and vibrant, combining enticing sweetness and firm, saline grip. Really spreads out horizontally on the back.


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The Winery

Il Poggione

Located in the Montalcino DOCG appellation of Tuscany, Tenuta Il Poggione is an estate especially known for its outstanding Brunello wines. When Florentine land owner Lavinio Franceschi visited the area in the late 19th Century he fell in love with the landscape so much that he decided to purchase land and begin growing treasured Sangiovese grapes. The estate is stretched over 1,480 acres of land with 309 of them being planted to vines. With both traditional and modern practices, the winery, built in 2004, focuses on aging in larger, 300-500 liter French oak barrels. The Riserva Vigna Paganelli, Il Poggione’s flagship wine, is only produced in the best vintages and solely from the oldest vineyards on the estate, while the younger Brunello wines typically provide the fruit for the Rosso di Montalcino bottling. The wines are known for their balance of fruit and savory characteristics which provide a classic representation of the Brunello DOCG.

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