Pietranera Brunello Di Montalcino 2004

Brunello Brunello
Tuscany, Italy

$39.95 (189761)

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December 11, 2010

Critic Reviews (3)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Superbly elegant and traditional in style, the 2004 Pietranera ranks highly as a great Brunello. Dark ruby-red...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean, evolved, intriguingly savoury and mature, with distinctive old world styling and earthy-leathery notes. The...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Refined, well-balanced, showing some maturity but also restraint in its power. Meaty, earthy character, animal hide...

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Community Reviews (2)

Tyler Philp
Tyler Philp

This Italian number is beginning to show brown hues at the edges indicating some oxidation due to age. Aromas of black cherry, cinnamon, leather, and underbrush prefix the taste of raspberries and dried cherry; quite dry though it remains balanced in terms of fruit vs. acidity and will pair nicely with many tomato based pasta dishes. I thoroughly enjoyed this.
-Tasted Sept 2011

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Craig Osborn
Craig Osborn

Tasted December 2013.

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