Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 2008 Front Label
Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 2008 Front Label

Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore 2008

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Winemaker Notes

Deep ruby red color with garnet notes on the rim. Complex aromas of cherry, blackcurrant, plum, almond and vanilla with hints of balsamic. The aromas repeat on the palate which is smooth and balanced with added spice and a long, persistent finish. This wine is generally ready to drink soon after release and has an excellent capacity to age.

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Wine Spectator
Sweet berry and spice aromas and flavors are the hallmarks of this well-structured red, finishing with savory and underbrush notes. Powerful and will require time to absorb the dusty tannins. Shows fine length, ending with tobacco and leafy elements. Best from 2019 through 2035.
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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Juicy dark cherries, tobacco, licorice, new leather and spices all flesh out in the glass. A rich, seductive wine, the 2008 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore shows plenty of vintage character supported by considerable underlying structure. Barbi shines with the single-vineyard Vigna del Fiore. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2028.
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Fattoria dei Barbi, Italy
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Fattoria dei Barbi is among a prestigious group of estates that has played an integral part in writing the history of Italian wine. In fact, the estate is one of only five in Montalcino that have continuously operated for over 100 years. The Colombini family, one of region’s most influential families, founded the estate in 1790. The family has owned land in Montalcino since 1352, first building the “Poggio alle Mura” estate (now Castello Banfi), then “Argiano”, and finally they began assembling “Fattoria dei Barbi” in 1790, where they have produced wine ever since. The estate is currently owned and managed by the 20th generation heir, Stefano Cinelli Colombini, who carries on constantly seeking innovation through research and the application of new techniques.

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Famous for its bold, layered and long-lived red, Brunello di Montalcino, the town of Montalcino is about 70 miles south of Florence, and has a warmer and drier climate than that of its neighbor, Chianti. The Sangiovese grape is king here, as it is in Chianti, but Montalcino has its own clone called Brunello.

The Brunello vineyards of Montalcino blanket the rolling hills surrounding the village and fan out at various elevations, creating the potential for Brunello wines expressing different styles. From the valleys, where deeper deposits of clay are found, come wines typically bolder, more concentrated and rich in opulent black fruit. The hillside vineyards produce wines more concentrated in red fruits and floral aromas; these sites reach up to over 1,600 feet and have shallow soils of rocks and shale.

Brunello di Montalcino by law must be aged a minimum of four years, including two years in barrel before realease and once released, typically needs more time in bottle for its drinking potential to be fully reached. The good news is that Montalcino makes a “baby brother” version. The wines called Rosso di Montalcino are often made from younger vines, aged for about a year before release, offer extraordinary values and are ready to drink young.

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