(From 2011 Vintage) The 2011 Rosso di Montalcino wraps around the palate with sensual dark red fruit, spices, vanillin and dried flowers. Rich, round and sensual.
(From 2004 Vintage) Wine Spectator: 87 points
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Antonio Galloni(From 2006 Vintage) "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...
Antonio Galloni(From 2007 Vintage) "The 2007 Rosso di Montalcino is a decidedly firm, imposing Rosso packed with fruit. Readers should not mistake this for an easygoing wine. It is anything but that. This richly textured, powerful Rosso flows onto the palate with superb richness in its dark red fruit, smoke, minerals and tobacco. Everything is supported by firm yet sweet tannins all the way through to the finish where a blast of tar adds a final note of complexity. Pacenti is in a class with few peers when it comes to Rosso di Mon...
Robert Parker(From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/10/2012
Wine Advocate(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06