1998 Antinori Pian Delle Vigne Brunello Di Montalcino
Magnificant! Deep ruby red; complex on the nose. Full-structured and velvety, with rich perfumes and hints of flowers, vanilla and chocolate. Well structured and balance with a lengthy finish. The end of Winter and the beginning of Spring were mild and very dry, which favoured early budding of the vines and accelerated the vegetative cycle - until the stabilising effect of some rainfall in May. Flowering took place in the same average period as other vintages. June was very hot and this accelera...
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 86 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rbeautiful and well integrated if not exciting. silky mouthfeel. pretty fruits.