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38 Ratings
La Gerla Brunello di Montalcino

Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2010 Vintage) Brunello La Gerla is known and valued for its special elegance and pleasant aromas; extremely aromatic, soft and velvety to taste, aged in the bottle for at least eight months before being made available to consumers.

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    Medium garnet, clear, legs. Juniper, cedar, earth, stewed red fruits. Medium tannins, medium high alcohol, medium high acid, tobacco, leather, earth, dried rose petals, medium plus finish. Great value for the price @ $63

    about 4 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/03
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/05
  • Antonio Galloni
    (2005 Vintage) "The 2005 Brunello di Montalcino is impressive for its open-knit, expressive bouquet of violets, dark cherries, minerals, menthol and grilled herbs. Medium in body, the wine delivers gorgeous length and a polished, refined finish. It is a strong effort in this vintage.""The estate's Brunello is made from vineyards in Castelnuovo dell'Abate (70%) and Canalicchio (30%). In 2005 La Gerla did not produce their Vigna gli Angeli bottling and opted instead to add that fruit to the regular bottling. An...