Antonio Galloni"The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino saturates the palate with deep layers of dark red fruit, violets, new leather and spices. The aromas and flavors grow beautifully with air, showing remarkable intensity all the way through to the expansive, textured finish. This is a brilliant effort from Giancarlo Pacenti. The Brunello saw 18-20 days on the skins, followed by malolactic fermentation and aging in French oak barrels, of which roughly 80% were new. The vineyard sources are approximately 4.5 hectares...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 89.5 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 4 notes)
Vintage ChartRating for Italy-Tuscany: 96 (excellent)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>