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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2004
Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2004
(search item no. 107470)
collectible wine

Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $94.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points

Winemaker's Notes:

#31 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2010

Intense rugy red color with garnet shades, limpid. The bouquet is etheral and complex, while the taste is potent with good structure, important tannins.

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About Terralsole:

Mario and Athena Bollag are the owners of Terralsole. She is a musician from San Francisco and he was born in Switzerland and trained as a lawyer. They both fell in love with Tuscany and each other and started Terralsole in 1997, planting two vineyards with a total of 15 acres. These two vineyards, Vigna Pian Bollolino and Vigna Fonte Lattaia are located in different terroirs of Montalcino so that the blending of the wine takes on a wonderful complexity. All grapes are hand picked and only the best clusters are used for this wine which spends a total of 24 months in barrel before bottling and another 6 months in bottle resting in their cool cellar before being released.