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Date Printed: 12/22/2014
Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2002
Argiano Brunello di Montalcino 2002
(search item no. 92499)
collectible wine


PRICE ON 12/22/2014: $51.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2007 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 93 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2006 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 93 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2006 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2005 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2003 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1995 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense ruby color, assembles a perfect combination of power and elegance. Good structure and full body are accompanied by captivating perfumes of fruits and clean freshness. The wine, while quite developed, maintains a remarkable complexity, a good structure and an optimal equilibrium.

Perfect for grilled, roasted, and stewed red meat as well as stewed guinea fowl and duck.

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About Tenuta di Argiano:

After this estate was acquired by Countess Noemi Marone Cinzano, the philosophy changed whereby quality and personality became the dominant priorities. In order to achieve these goals, Sebastiano Rosa was appointed as General Manager of the Estate. Having spent six years at the University of California at Davis, a two year tenure at Chateau Lafite Rothschild and three years at Sassacaia, he brings a strong mix of experience. In addition, Dr. Giacomo Tachis, probably the most well known winemaker in Italy today, became the oenologist. His legacy includes Sassacaia, Tignanello and Solaia, to name a few. Argiano's vineyards are located in the Montalicino area where a perfect microclimate assures a super ecological system. Varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese are planted. These grapes have not traditionally been part of the Montalcino area.