Brunello di Montalcino

Castiglion del Bosco, Brunello di Montalcino, 2014

RRP £39

A dollop of cream on the nose gives way to bright cherry notes. The palate is equally bright and fresh: red cherry and earth, with a slight acidic tang early on, then muted dark fruit, black cherry and raspberry leaf. The tannins are soft and sweet, though a touch rustic. There’s a good wash of juice at the end, but the finish isn’t as long as you’d hope. This is a straightforward, unspectacular but honest wine from a very difficult vintage.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Sangiovese

Alcohol

14%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2022

Origin

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

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