Caparzo, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany, Italy 2010

Caparzo, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany, Italy 2010


Bright ruby colour. Beautiful aromatic nose with warmth and leaf mould, reminiscent of rainy autumns. Lovely wine, fine, integrated tannins, clean and refreshing.

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James Suckling: So much dried-lemon and orange-peel character here. Wet leaf, wet earth, stone and lightly smoked meat. Full body, integrated tannins and a savory, tangy finish. Fleshy and yummy. Fabulous deal. Drink or hold on release. 95/100 points
Robert Parker-Wine Advocate: Caparzo's 2010 Brunello di Montalcino is a lush and voluptuous wine with soft cherry aromas at the front of spice, dark chocolate and toasted almond. The wine is more approachable in style with a drinking window that can offer pleasure to those too impatient to wait. The tannins are also more evolved and integrated for a more gentle approach. The finish is marked by an evident touch of vanilla from the oak. ML, 93/100 points



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Brunello di Montalcino, located in Tuscany, is one of Italy's most famous and prestigious wines.

Brunello must be made from 100% Sangiovese and aged for at least four years (five for riserva wines). Two of these years must be spent in oak, and the wine must be bottled at least four months prior to commercial release. The elegant, age-worthy wine which results from these strict laws is known for its brilliant garnet hue and its bouquet of berries with underlying vanilla and spice. A hint of earthiness brings balance to the finest examples.