Forest floor, grilled herb and pipe-tobacco aromas lead the way on this firmly structured wine. The full-bodied palate offers dried cherry, steeped prune, orange zest and licorice set against tightly knit close-grained tannins. Drink 2022–2032.
Date posted: May 7, 2018
Deep red. Enticing floral notes complicate the nose of ripe red cherry, smoked sausage, bay leaf and a nuance of raw red meat. Then clean, fresh and long, showing a savory, almost metallic quality on the long, mountingly austere finish. This very serious Brunello strikes me as being less perfumed and sweet than past vintages […]
Date posted: April 10, 2018
This wine is only produced in select vintages. The 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio All’Oro is an exuberant and robustly embellished wine that gives ample airtime to its various constituents. The fruit, the spice, the structure and the freshness are all played up and ultimately find seamless integration to become one big happy whole. […]
Date posted: March 23, 2018