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  • 2004 E. Fuligni (Cottimelli) Brunello di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (11/8/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of fertilizer, white pepper, black berries and a bit of black cherries. Flavors of raspberries dominate up front with additional notes of red berries and a hint of red cherries on the finish. Tangy acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 1999 Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Brunello di Montalcino Vigna di Pianrosso – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (8/26/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of barnyard, black berries and black cherries. Flavors of red berries, red cherries and red raspberries. Bright acidity, resolved tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now with a little air in the bottle. Don’t decant. (93 points)

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  • 2006 Cerbaiona (Molinari) Brunello di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (5/6/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of berries and leather. Flavors of black berries, raspberries and minerals. Medium to tart acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2001 Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (4/14/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of leather, spice, berries and wet stones. Flavors of berries, cranberries and cherries. Bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2001 Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (11/23/2018)
    WIMLNR

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear throughout. Nose seemed a bit oxidized. Aromas of iron, baby diaper, white pepper, bit of dark fruit. Flavors of black berries and boysenberries. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. No rating.

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  • 1999 Tenute Silvio Nardi Brunello di Montalcino Vigneto Manachiara – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (1/20/2018)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over almost two hours.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, flowers, earth, berries and plums. Flavors of red berries, cherries and cocoa powder. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (94 points)

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  • 2007 Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona Brunello di Montalcino – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino (1/4/2018)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of toast, berries and flowers. Flavors of berries, cherries and strawberries. Bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (92 points)

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