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11 Ratings
Pieve Santa Restituta Gaja Brunello di Montalcino Sugarille

Wine Details

Vineyard

Gaja

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Wine Description

(From 2007 Vintage) The nose is wonderful, with rose petals and dark fruits and hints of sandalwood. Full-bodied, with super silky tannins and a chewy finish.

Winemaker's Notes

The unique position and soil structure of the Sugarille vineyard - calcareous clay with a gently sloping southern exposure - give this wine an expressive, powerful character. This is a very special terroir, producing outstanding, long-aging single-vineyard Brunello. Color: Deep ruby. Aroma: Rich, complex aromas of ripe fruit (plums and wild cherries), violets and hints of cloves and tobacco. Taste: Elegant structure and ripe, well-integrated tannins. This wine is normally more austere in yo...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/06
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator