Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012 750ml - Buster's Liquors & Wines
Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012 750ml
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Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012

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750ml
$66.99
$60.29

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Altesino
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Color: Ruby red, tending to garnet red with ageing. Boquet: A broad, ethereal and compound smell with hints of violet and a pleasant hint of wild berries and vanilla. Flavor: Dry, warm and velvety, denoting a rich texture and fine breed. Food combination: Roasted red meat, noble game and medium aged cheese.
Wine Spectator
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Cherry, leather and iron notes mark this suave, elegant red. A bit reticent now, but the fruit is fresh and long on the finish. The dense tannins leave a mouthcoating impression, but this opens up beautifully over a few hours. Best from 2021 through 2035. 10,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, June 15, 2017
Wine Enthusiast
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Marking the winery's 40th harvest, this vintage offers classic Sangiovese fragrance: wild berry, blue flower, baking spice and a whiff of new leather. The palate is sleek and elegant, doling out juicy red cherry, crushed raspberry, cinnamon and star anise, framed by lithe, polished tannins and fresh acidity. It's loaded with finesse and tempting now but will be even better with a few more years in bottle. Drink 2019-2026.

Kerin O'Keefe, April 1, 2017
Wine Advocate
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Altesino is now celebrating the release of its 40th harvest. In fact, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino is inscribed with the words "our 40th Harvest" in gold letters on its front label. This is a truly delicious wine that exceeds my expectations. I love the way it takes full command of the slightly bolder and more opulent dark fruit aromas produced in this hot vintage. Black cherry, plum and crème de cassis converge on the bouquet. Grilled herb, forest floor, licorice and exotic spice play supporting roles. The finish offers moderate acidity on the Sangiovese scale. This means the wine is mush fresher and more tonic than most Tuscan reds. The finish is long and silky.

Robert Parker, February 28, 2017


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