Red Wines    Sangiovese    Tuscany    Italy   
Wine.com - Buy wines, wine clubs, gift baskets and more
My Rating (circle) :
Date Printed: 9/3/2014
San Felice Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino 2007
San Felice Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino 2007
(search item no. 115541)
James Suckling rating: 94 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 9/3/2014: $43.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
1997 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A rich, deep ruby precedes pronounced and quite distinctive aromas of ripe red berry fruit enriched with notes of tobacco leaf, tanned leather, rosemary, and blackberry preserves. It is rounded and smooth on the palate, and concludes with suggestions of liqueured cherries.
My Notes:

Additional wines from San Felice:

About San Felice:

Agricola San Felice is a multi-faceted enterprise with activities spread over various locations:

Above all, of course, the tenute, or farm estates, with their prized vines and olive trees; the Vitiarium, where most of the scientific research is carried out; the winecellars, where all of the production takes place, from vinification to maturation in barriques and bottling.

Also the frantoio, or olive-oil press; the borgo, the company headquarters and retail enoteca, but, in particular, a medieval hamlet transformed into an elegant hotel complex; and, finally, the livestock operation, centred on raising prized local breeds.

The Tenuta San Felice lies in the commune of Castelnuovo Berardenga, at an altitude of about 400 metres, in the southern portion of the Chianti Classico district. It encompasses some 650 hectares, of which 140 are in high-quality vineyards, and boasts about 17,000 olive trees.