(2010 Vintage) Brunello is the prince of Montalcino wines, produced exclusively from Sangiovese grapes picked by hand from vines at least 20 years old. After careful fermentation at controlled temperatures, Tenuta Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino is matured for 3 years in French oak barrels. After being aged in wood, the wine is bottle aged for a time, an essential process in guaranteeing the pleasing quality and complex attributes that have made this wine world-famous.
Robert Parker(2009 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/20/2014
International Wine Cellar(2003 Vintage) Good deep red. Redcurrant, fresh raspberry, roasted coffee and smoke on the nose. At once sweet and firm-edged, with spicy red berry and leather flavors complicated by licorice and gingerbread and framed by juicy acidity. Finishes with a solid tannic spine and very good clarity of flavor-plenty ripe but in need of some patience.
Robert Parker(2003 Vintage)
Wine Spectator(2003 Vintage)