La Velona Brunello Di Montalcino 2005

Brunello Brunello
Tuscany, Italy

$39.95 (181321)

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90 pts
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August 06, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is a very mature, evolved, spicy and savoury old school style Brunello in the best sense of the word. From...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Exceptional follow-up to the ’04, the 2005 La Velona is an excellent, unapologetically traditional Brunello. Dark...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a maturing, mahogany shaded red with a reserved dusty nose of leather, wet earth and dried herbs. Not great...

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Community Reviews (1)

Gary Killops
Gary Killops

A stunning Sangiovese that needs at least an hour to open. Decant to fully appreciate this beauty. Complex notes of leather, cola, tobacco, and an interesting floral thing going on. She’s a beauty, and will only get better over the next few years. If you can, cellar a few to open between 2015 – 2018.

(tasted August 2011)

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