La Velona Brunello Di Montalcino 2009, Docg

Brunello Brunello
Tuscany, Italy

$39.95 (181321)

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92 pts
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July 11, 2015

Critic Reviews (1)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Evidently quality wine here - not completely clean (there's some brett evident), but it seems to work. There's a nice...

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2009 La Velona Brunello di Montalcino, aged in oak barrels for 36 months, has captivating bouquet of thyme, subtle barnyard, wood, figs and dried cherries on the nose and pomegranate, dried cherry and black olives on the palate. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry, integrated wine; with excellent acidity, refined tannins (decant for 15 min) and a long to extra-long finish. Though food friendly, enjoy this beauty by itself; drink from now to 2025 (cork enclosure). My impression: BEAUTIFUL to DIVINE, 94 pts – recommended for its quality and value. Tasted July/15.

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Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Nice wine with a peppery finish, but no way is it worth forty bucks.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Lean and quite acidic Brunello here from Velona. Tart cherry flavours, high acidity and a bit simple for $40. Will time improve this? Maybe but I wouldn't bet on it. Would have been a decent enough Rosso, but quite disappointing at this price. Tasted May 2016.

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