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Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino 2016 (750ML)

$64.89
SKU:
CBOBRUMOB6B
 ?  Estimated Time of Arrival:
Pre-Arrival
Available Inventory:
82
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Other Details

Vintage:
2016
Region:
Tuscany
Appellation:
Brunello Di Montalcino
Format:
750ML
Stock Status:
Pre-Arrival

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

99 JS / 95 VM

#2 James Suckling's Top 100 Italian Wines of 2020
#40 James Suckling's Top 100 Wines of 2020

The complexity and beauty to this is really something with cherry, walnut, tobacco and cigar-box character. Sweet cherries. It’s full-bodied and deep with super intensity and power. Layered and beautiful. Really refined tannins. Some whole-berry fermentation gives this added character. Goes on for minutes. Try after 2025. - James Suckling

The 2016 Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino really stands out with its vivid display of crushed raspberries, lavender and clove. Further depths are found with each swirl, adding mentholated herbs and flowery undergrowth. It’s dense and dark-fruited, enveloping the palate with notes of black cherry, plum, exotic savory spice and minerals. This is soothing and pliant in spite of the 2016’s youthful state, balancing brisk acids and fine tannins to create a push and pull of structural tension. The symmetry here is spellbinding, and everything is in the right place for a long and fruitful evolution over the next ten to fifteen years. Tasted twice with consistent results. - Eric Guido, Vinous Media

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