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Date Printed: 7/9/2014
Poggio Il Castellare Brunello di Montalcino 2005
Poggio Il Castellare Brunello di Montalcino 2005
(search item no. 107192)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/9/2014: $57.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2007 James Suckling rating: 94 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2007 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

100% Sangiovese Grosso.

Visually the wine displays a gorgeous ruby/garnet red. On the nose a very intense lingering cherry fruit and spice aroma, with gorgeous velvety tannins and a long finish.

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About Poggio Il Castellare:

The considerable prestige of the wines made in the Montalcino area was well known way back in Etruscan times. The Etruscans developed active settlements on these hills. The Poggio Il Castellare farm is inspired by the archaeological finds of an ancient village -ruins of houses and towers-, and the Baroncini family has dedicated its name to the historical roots of Brunello and viticultural products of the surrounding area. The landscape is that of the delightful Val d’Orcia, from which, way up high, it is possible to see the profile of Mount: the farm’s vineyards stretch across the sunny slopes, open to the mystical view of the centuries-old Abbey of Sant’Antimo. And here, as though around a heavily laden table, the pleasure of tasting is unique and exclusive…