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Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Rennina Brunello di Montalcino

Wine Details

Vineyard

Gaja

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) Color: Deep red. Aroma: Very clean, opulent aromas, with notes of ripe red fruits evolving into delicate spice and floral perfumes. Taste: Powerful and velvety in flavor with a fleshy and sustained finish and refined tannins."Elegance, finesse and deeply layerednuances are this Brunello's strongestsuits. The aromas are tightly etched: Themineral tones are exact and fine, the fruitis fleshy and cushioned by tones of moisttobacco and earth. The menthol notes aredivine and penetrating: A...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/08.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/05.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/06.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) "Wonderful aromas of ripe fruit, cinnamon and Indian spices. Full-bodied, with very polished tannins, it coats the mouth with fruit. Well-structured. Needs time. Gaja does make serious Brunello. Best after 2004. 2,000 cases made. (JS)."