Palazzo Brunello di Montalcino 2015 1500ml

Vintage
2015
Country
Italy
Region
Tuscany
Size
1500ml
Rating
WA91, WE90
Grape
Sangiovese
$214.00
SKU:
W-112-0054-MG-215
Description

The 2015 Brunello di Montalcino doesn't take too long to open in the glass, and once it does, it shows a nice mix of fruit and oak spice. The fruit is delivered in simple waves of blackberry and summer cherry, and there are layers of toasted nut, baking spice, dark licorice and cola. This effort feels appropriately ripe and opulent for a sunny-vintage Brunello. In preparation for its 15% alcohol content, preheat your oven for a hearty beef Wellington. Some 13,000 bottles were rolled out. - WA91

Aromas of exotic spice, blue flower and menthol waft out of the glass. Ripe and chewy, the full-bodied palate shows dried cherry, orange zest and dried mint set against tightly wound close-grained tannins that leave a firm finish.  - WE90

Obtained from Sangiovese rootstock, which in Montalcino is called Brunello.

Vinified, following local tradition.

It has an intense ruby red colour, which tends towards garnet as it ages.  Its perfume is ample, intense, and persistent with shades ofundergrowth, red jam and liquorice, ethereal after a long ageing.  It has a dry warm taste, quite tannic and soft.Combining with wild and roast meats, and seasoned cheese.- Winemaker's Notes

The Winery

Cosimo Loia's estate is situated on the eastern slopes of the hills outside Montalcino. The entire property covers an area of approximately 15 hectares (37 acres) at an altitude of 310 meters (about 1,000 feet). Originally from Benevento (in Campania), Cosimo came to "Brunello land" when he married a woman from Montalcino. He fell in love with this part of Tuscany as well, and during the 1980s began to dedicate himself to wine. Palazzo's vineyards encompass 5 hectares (12 acres) and are located next to fine producers like Cerbaiona and Salvioni. There have been major structural changes in the estate over the past few years: the arrival of consulting enologist Fabrizio Ciufoli has raised the quality level, and the production has also benefited from investment that included replacing most of the traditional casks with large Slavonian oak barrels, with a few barriques added for balance. This formula has given new life to the estate, which is now managed by Cosimo's daughter Elia.

May we also suggest...
Chateau Leoville Barton
$79.00
Second label of Chateau Leoville Barton.Deep garnetred colored. Offers a great combination of power and finesse, with bold aromas of cassis, blackberries and Turkish mocha that lead to big but ripe tannins and a...
Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron
$620.00
Both the 1989 and 1990 vintages exhibit opaque, dense purple colors that suggest massive wines of considerable extraction and richness. The dense, full-bodied 1989 is brilliantly made with huge, smoky, chocolatey,...
Domaine Hubert de Montille
$65.00
Domaine de Montille wines are known for their great aromatic purity. They always favor balance and elegance over power and extraction. The wines are classic expressions of Burgundy, of their appellations in general...
Chateau Cantemerle
$99.00
This is still a great vintage, charming and soft. The style is defined by a finesse which express its terroir. On the nose are aromas of cooked fruit, on the palate its all etherial tannins, softness and harmony. This...
Bodega Numanthia
$84.00
Woody aromas of maple and raw oak shroud core berry aromas. This wine is edgy on the palate, with tomatoey acidity and choppy tannins. Flavors of plum and tomato come with vanilla and oak accents. It hollows out on...
Chateau Grand Mayne 2011 Chateau Grand Mayne 2011
Out-of-Stock
Chateau Grand Mayne
$89.00
Another excellent to outstanding effort from the Nony family, the 2011 Grand-Mayne offers up beautifully sweet raspberry and blueberry fruit intermixed with crushed rock-like notes as well as a jammy character...
A. F. Gros
$130.00
A discreet touch of wood sets off elegant, pure and airy red currant and soft floral aromas. The supple and markedly forward medium weight flavors possess a lovely sense of underlying tension that adds lift to the...
Palazzo
$60.00
The 2015 Rosso di Montalcino opens to attractive simplicity with wild cherry and raspberry at the front. This balanced vintage delivers both aromatic richness and mouthfeel texture. You get both those qualities here...
Domenico Clerico
$159.00
This is class with rose petal, blueberries and blackberries on the nose. Full body, with solid core of fruit yet balanced and so very long. Seamless tannins. Superb. - JS95 The core of black cherry and licorice is...

 

Account

View more results
No products were found.

Create a free account to use wishlists.

Sign in