Intense ruby red in color, with garnet hues, San Polo Brunello is full-bodied and warm on the palate. It offers typical aromas of violets and small red fruits, followed by subtle notes of coffee. The finish is long, with round and refined tannins surrounding the juicy texture. It is an excellent accompaniment to roasted meats, wild fowl, grilled filet mignon and steaks.
"Shows blackberries and minerals on the nose. Full-bodied, with silky and refined tannins and a solid core of fruit. A little chewy, but it's all there; it's just tight and reserved. Best after 2011. 3,100 cases made. "
"The estate's 2004 Brunello di Montalcino possesses gorgeous density and richness in its dark fruit, sweet toasted oak, minerals, licorice and spices. This is an especially generous, Brunello that shows terrific energy and balance in a soft, approachable style. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2019.
The Wine Advocate