Category Archives: Brunello di Montalcino

Benvenuto Brunello 2013: The 2008 Vintage

The 2008 Brunello Vintage was judged a 4-star vintage in 2008, and while these evaluations do have to be taken with a grain of salt, I did hope it would be accurate as I entered the tasting room this year … Continue reading

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Garantito IGP: Sanlorenzo, A Vertical Of Brunello di Montalcino Bramante From 2003 to 2007 and Riserva 2006

This time Roberto Giuliani takes the stand. Montalcino clearly owes much of its fame to it viticultural traditions, and in particular Brunello, one of the maximum expressions of Italian wine. At present the appellation boasts a vineyard area of 3,500 … Continue reading

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Castello Banfi New Horizons for Brunello di Montalcino

Angelo Gaja is not a person I usually quote about Tuscan wines, but one of the people presenting two verticals of Castello Banfi’s Brunello this week quoted him, and his observations are spot on: “No other Italian appellation,” he said, … Continue reading

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