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Date Printed: 2/28/2017
Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007
Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007
(search item no. 123290)
collectible wine
has large label

James Suckling rating: 97 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
PRICE ON 2/28/2017: $509.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 James Suckling rating: 100 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 99 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 James Suckling rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 James Suckling rating: 99 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 98 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 98 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 100 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 96 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 97 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Aromas of violets, dark red fruits and earth precede similar flavors on the palate. An elegantly styled supple red that offers complex aromas of dried berries and raspberries with notes of chocolate. Full-bodied with velvety tannins and long finish.
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About Casanova di Nieri:

Casanova di Neri was established in 1971 when Giovanni Neri acquired a large estate within Montalcino. Over the years their continuing goal has been the search for land believed to be optimal for growing high quality grapes. There are now 120 acres of vineyards divided amongst four distinct sites. Improved quality in the vineyards has led to more attention in the winery, from vinification to the careful selection of casks for aging but always with the maximum respect for tradition. Today the property is operated and wines made by Giacomo Neri, who states, "Our greatest pride is our vineyards: their high quality and their history."