2019 Vintage Brunello di Montalcino Wine Tasting Saturday, April 13th 7:30pm and all the Brunello in the store on SALE!!


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This is our annual Brunello event to showcase the newest releases from Italy's most famous wine region and the greatest expression of Sangiovese on the Earth.


These wines are by law released after 5 years and the new vintage 2019 is just starting to reach the US shores.  The Riservas are only made in excellent vintages and they are held back for 6 years before release and the 2018 vintage Brunello di Montalcino Riserva are just now hitting the shelves but unlike the 2017 and 2018 vintages the 2019 vintage was excellent and there were not a lot of producers that made 2018 riserva as it was a challenging vintage.


Brunello di Montalcino is one of the greatest wines of Italy and some would argue that it is one of the greatest wines on the planet.  This is one of the only places that produces compelling examples of the Sangiovese grape in 100% varietal form.


This will be our first comprehensive tasting with the newly released 2019 vintage wines.  This new release is being met with stellar reviews by the press and we are buying everything that comes in from this highly anticipated vintage. 


Although Brunello di Montalcino is one of the latest releases of all the world’s cellar worthy wines, in great vintage like 2019 these wines will need another 10+ years in your cellar before they reach their peak years of drinking.  That is why god made vintages like 2018, these wines are already showing nicely, and you can drink them while you hold on to your 2019, 2016, 2015, and 2013 vintages- in great vintages like these you need at least 10 years in the cellar after release.  


Join us as you will be some of the first to taste the newest release of the world’s greatest Sangiovese on Earth and chef Toni Lampasone will be serving a special five course tasting menu to accompany the tasting wines.  The fee for this tasting which includes dinner is $250 + tax for reservations call 954-523-9463 or e-mail andy@winewatch.com.



2019 Brunello di Montalcino

Another Outstanding Vintage in Tuscany!

Saturday, April 13th

7:30pm

Castello di Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino 2019 - Woodland Hills Wine  Company

2019 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $80.25         Your Price: $70.62

Red berry and plum fruit with dried flowers, sweet herbs and a note of exotic spices on the nose nice complexity.  A good amount of fruit on the tongue wtih nice freshness and balance a stylish wine with tannins on the finish but is drinking beautifully already.  It seems that because of the balance and freshness along with the intensity of fruit this vintage will also age gracefully.  finish 50+  Most Excellent


Castello di Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino Filo di Seta 2019 - Woodland  Hills Wine Company


2019 Castello Romitorio Filo di Seta Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $182.25       Your Price: $160.38

Filo di Seta Brunello di Montalcino expresses the bold yet elegant character of the wilder and darker essence of the area’s cooler north-westerly microclimate. The vines of Sangiovese sit at an altitude of approximately 350 meters, and are carefully cared for to ensure that each plant produces harmonious, balanced yields that allow the grapes to reach optimal ripeness.


Hand sorting takes place in the winery before and after destemming. Fermentation is in temperature-controlled cement tanks with 20 days of maceration on the skins, and natural malolactic fermentation lasts for about 10 days before the wine is rested to separate the lees. The wine matures in oak for approximately 30 months, and after bottling the wine is aged in Castello Romitorio’s temperature-controlled cellars until release.


A deep and intense bouquet of dark cherry with hints of violet, sage and dark spices along with some forest floor highlights.  Wonderful richness on the palate with ripe round tannins, a firm hand of acidity holding things firmly in place on the finish, very long and complex.  Finish 50+  Most Excellent +


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2019 Casanova Di Neri Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $87.00                   Sale $76.56

(95 Points) The Casanova di Neri 2019 Brunello di Montalcino shows thick fruit fabric with stitchings of underbrush pressed rose bright cherry tobacco and balanced oak spice. This wine definitely has a special groove. It offers a ripe round texture with good acidity followed by fine chalky tannins. This is impressive quality for 109600 bottles produced. In fact this is one of the best village Brunellos from Giacomo Neri and his family made so far.  Wine Advocate


Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova Casanova di Neri 2019 0.75 lt. -  Italian Wine | Enoteca Properzio


2019 Casanova Di Neri Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova

Price: $165.00                 Sale $142.50

(97 points)  “In my mind, this is the wine that best represents the Casanova di Neri house style. With 30 months of aging in tonneaux, it shows enormous richness and texture, and the stellar fruit quality appears with more primary elegance compared to the more expensive Cerretalto that is released with an extra year of aging. That dynamic is especially pronounced in a comparison of the 2019 and 2018 vintages. The 2019 Brunello di Montalcino Tenuta Nuova has a dark vein of toasted spice, black fruit, ink, blackberry compote, licorice and star anise. Dark as night, it is exceptionally well crafted with a robust delivery of concentrated fruit and solid tannic structure. You can count on excellent cellar potential, or at a minimum, serve it with a classic steak. Production is exactly 69,696 bottles. Drink Date: 2026 - 2050” Robert Parker's Wine Advocate – Monica Larner   Review date: December 2023


Il Palazzone Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany, Italy | prices, reviews,  stores & market trends


2019 IL PALAZZONE BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG TUSCANY

Price: $90.00                   Your Price: $79.20

2019 was a 5-star vintage for the Consorzio del Brunello. Solid garnet color. The nose opens with aromas of cherries and plum with nice floral and forest notes, followed by meaty hints of sweet spices. Lip-smacking and juicy on the palate, with notes of tangerine peel, red plums and strawberries, along with very elegant tannins and a good vertical structure, savoury and tasty at the back. A very long orange and chocolate finish.

Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Vigna La Casaccia 2019 750ml –  DVNO Wine


2019 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino La Casaccia

Price: $219.00                 Sale $192.72

(100 Points) The 2019 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna La Casaccia is impossible to ignore; it is earthy and mineral, almost smoky and animal in nature. Ashen stones, violets and balsam herbs complicate depths of dried black cherries, sage and clove. This is deeply textural and seductive, balancing ripe red and black fruits with sweet spice and minty herbal tones that create a kaleidoscope of sensation on the palate. A salty flourish shines through the finale, along with a crunchy tinge of blackberry seeds to contrast, as fine-grained tannins wrap the senses with youthful poise and a bitter twang resonates. The 2019 may be immortal. La Casaccia is a showstopper.


Brunello di Montalcino Valdicava 2013 (750ML) | Red | Sangiovese | Zachys  Wine & Liquor

2019 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $225.00                 Sale $198.00

(95 Points) Just a baby today, the 2019 Brunello di Montalcino is darkly alluring with a youthfully coy bouquet that requires coaxing as dusty earth and dried flowers slowly take on hints of incense and black cherries. It flows easily across the palate, silky and refined with building tension as brisk acidity and minerals mingle with edgy tannins toward the close. The 2019 finishes dramatically long and structured with a pleasantly bitter tinge. A resonance of salted licorice and cedar lingers on and on. Valdicava has captured the radiance of the vintage.  Vinous


Il Palazzone Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG, Tuscany, Italy | prices,  reviews, stores & market trends

2018 IL PALAZZONE BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO RISERVA DOCG TUSCANY

Price: $150.00                 Your Price: $132.00

The colour is beautiful, clear, bright garnet-red. The 2018 Riserva has a complex nose; an initial fine floral entry and, with time in the glass, a slow-motion aroma explosion, passing from wild berries to notes of undergrowth, hints of rhubarb and cigar. Subtle on the palate, it progressively builds up owing to the fine-grained tannins backed by supporting acidity. Intense, lip-smacking and elegant on the palate. A note of blood orange on the finish. An extraordinary Brunello!


Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino DOCG | Total Wine & More

2018 Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $315.00       Your Price: $277.20

(96 Points) "The 2018 Brunello Di Montalcino will be released on March 1, 2024. The color is medium red/garnet, and the nose opens to fresh aromas of orange citrus peel, dusty earth, cranberry, spices, and juniper. Medium-bodied and more linear, it lifts through the palate with fine tannins and a refreshing, mouthwatering finish. It has a great saline feel and is a savory and fresh wine. This is a Brunello I’d love to drink over the next 10 years for its accessibility and refined texture, although I imagine it will also have some real potential for cellaring. Drink 2024-2040." 02/24  Audrey Frick, www.jebdunnuck.com


Menu

Selection of Cheese and Charcuterie

Bruschetta Salad with Creamy Burrata

Fettuccini Bolognese with Shaved Parmesan

Bacon Fat Seared Iberico Pork Loin Chop over Creamy Polenta finished with Wild Mushroom Ragu

Panna Cotta with Blackberry and Candied Orange


The fee for this tasting which includes dinner is $250 + tax, for reservations call 954-523-9463 or e-mail andy@winewatch.com.  Please let us know when you make your reservations if you have any food issues and Chef Toni will be happy to accommodate you.


 


All the Brunello di Montalcino in the store:


Col d'Orcia 'Nastagio' Brunello di Montalcino 2018 :: Italian Red


2018 Col D'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $59.00         Your Price: $51.92                    Quantity in Stock: 7

2018 IL Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $90.00         Your Price: $79.20                    Quantity in Stock: 4

2018 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $70.50         Your Price: $62.04                    Quantity in Stock: 4

2018 San Polo Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $80.50         Your Price: $70.84                    Quantity in Stock: 1

2018 Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $125.25       Your Price: $110.22                  Quantity in Stock: 4

2018 Verbena Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $49.50         Your Price: $43.56                    Quantity in Stock: 41

2018 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $110.75       Your Price: $97.46                    Quantity in Stock: 6

2018 San Giorgio Ugolforte Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $65.00         Your Price: $57.20                    Quantity in Stock: 2

2018 Casanova di Neri Tenuta Nuova Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $161.00       Your Price: $141.68                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2018 Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Tuscany, Italy

Price: $66.00         Your Price: $58.08                    Quantity in Stock: 10

2017 Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino Tuscany

Price: $75.00         Your Price: $66.00                    Quantity in Stock: 6

2017 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $146.00       Your Price: $128.48                  Quantity in Stock: 16

2017 Camponovo Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $56.00         Your Price: $49.28                    Quantity in Stock: 14

2017 Le Potazzine Gorelli Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $99.00         Your Price: $87.12                    Quantity in Stock: 38

2017 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Casaccia

Price: $235.00       Your Price: $206.80                  Quantity in Stock: 9

2017 Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $175.00       Your Price: $154.00                  Quantity in Stock: 10

2017 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino Filo di Seta

Price: $145.00       Your Price: $127.60                  Quantity in Stock: 29

2017 Costanti Brunello di Montalcino Tuscany, Italy

Price: $112.50       Your Price: $99.00                    Quantity in Stock: 5

2017 Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $82.25         Your Price: $72.38                    Quantity in Stock: 2

2017 Villa Le Prata Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $68.50         Your Price: $60.28                    Quantity in Stock: 4

2017 IL PALAZZONE BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO

Price: $87.00         Your Price: $76.56                    Quantity in Stock: 3

2017 Il Palazzone Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $87.00         Your Price: $76.56                    Quantity in Stock: 3

2017 Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $90.00         Your Price: $79.20                    Quantity in Stock: 7

2016 San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $77.00         Your Price: $67.76                    Quantity in Stock: 22

2016 Le Potazzine Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $97.00         Your Price: $85.36                    Quantity in Stock: 11

2016 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $150.00       Your Price: $132.00                  Quantity in Stock: 22

2016 Canalicchio di Sopra Riserva Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $254.00       Your Price: $223.52                  Quantity in Stock: 5

2016 La Fiorita Brunello di Montalcino NO

Price: $157.50                 Your Price: $138.60              Quantity in Stock: 4

2016 Villa Le Prata Brunello di Montalcino 1.5L Magnum

Price: $178.25       Your Price: $156.86                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2016 Castello Romitorio Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $300.00       Your Price: $264.00                  Quantity in Stock: 6

2016 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Casaccia

Price: $246.00       Your Price: $216.48                  Quantity in Stock: 18

2016 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino 1.5L Magnum

Price: $445.00       Your Price: $391.60                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2016 San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere

Price: $124.00       Your Price: $109.12                  Quantity in Stock: 48

2016 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $196.25       Your Price: $172.70                  Quantity in Stock: 7

2015 Il Palazzone Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $82.50         Your Price: $72.60                    Quantity in Stock: 4

2015 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $146.00       Your Price: $128.48                  Quantity in Stock: 22

2015 Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $137.75       Your Price: $121.22                  Quantity in Stock: 9

2015 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Magnum

Price: $305.00       Your Price: $268.40                  Quantity in Stock: 4

2015 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Casaccia

Price: $225.00       Sale Price: $198.00                   Quantity in Stock: 6

2015 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino Filo di Seta

Price: $115.00       Your Price: $101.20                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2015 Baricci Colombaio Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Price: $97.50         Your Price: $85.80                    Quantity in Stock: 2

2015 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli

Price: $140.00       Your Price: $123.20                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2013 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $120.00       Your Price: $105.60                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2013 Castello Romitorio Filo Di Seta Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $106.00       Your Price: $93.28                    Quantity in Stock: 1

2013 Castello Banfi Poggio alle Mura, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Price: $125.25       Sale Price: $100.00                   Quantity in Stock: 1

2013 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Madonna del Piano Riserva

Price: $320.00       Your Price: $281.60                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2013 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $226.25       Your Price: $199.10                  Quantity in Stock: 5

2012 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $157.75       Your Price: $138.82                  Quantity in Stock: 7

2012 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $139.25       Your Price: $122.54                  Quantity in Stock: 7

2011 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino Rennina

Price: $169.00       Your Price: $148.72                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2011 Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino Sugarille

Price: $189.00       Your Price: $166.32                  Quantity in Stock: 5

2011 Podere Giodo Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $139.00       Your Price: $122.32                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2011 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $175.25       Your Price: $154.22                  Quantity in Stock: 6

2010 Castello di Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $120.00       Your Price: $105.60                  Quantity in Stock: 9

2010 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 3 LITER

Price: $599.00       Sale Price: $499.00                   Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Tenimenti Angelini Val di Suga Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany

Price: $95.00         Your Price: $83.60                    Quantity in Stock: 3

2010 Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany

Price: $165.75       Sale Price: $135.00                   Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Pinino Brunello Di Montaclino

Price: $65.00         Your Price: $57.20                    Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Magnum

Price: $595.00       Your Price: $523.60                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Tenuta Luce Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $220.00       Sale Price: $185.00                   Quantity in Stock: 2

2009 Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino Madonna Del Piano Riserva

Price: $320.00       Your Price: $281.60                  Quantity in Stock: 10

2008 Pieve di Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino Rennina

Price: $169.00       Your Price: $148.72                  Quantity in Stock: 4

2008 La Fiorita Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $85.50         Your Price: $75.24                    Quantity in Stock: 32

2007 Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $196.00       Your Price: $172.48                  Quantity in Stock: 5

2007 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $126.00       Your Price: $110.88                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2007 La Fiorita Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $112.50       Your Price: $99.00                    Quantity in Stock: 31

2007 Castello Romitorio Riserva Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $150.00       Your Price: $132.00                  Quantity in Stock: 40

2007 Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $110.00       Your Price: $96.80                    Quantity in Stock: 8

2006 Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $110.00       Your Price: $96.80                    Quantity in Stock: 1

2006 Castello Di Romitorio Riserva Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $137.00       Your Price: $120.56                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2006 La Fiorita Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Magnum (1.5L)

Price: $261.00       Your Price: $229.68                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2006 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $174.00       Your Price: $153.12                  Quantity in Stock: 2

2006 Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $250.00       Your Price: $220.00                  Quantity in Stock: 7

2005 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $210.00       Your Price: $184.80                  Quantity in Stock: 9

2005 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $79.75         Your Price: $70.18                    Quantity in Stock: 2

2005 Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $90.00         Your Price: $79.20                    Quantity in Stock: 7

2004 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $245.25       Your Price: $215.82                  Quantity in Stock: 6

2004 Tenuta Col d'Orcia Poggio al Vento Brunello di Montalcino Riserva

Price: $199.00       Sale Price: $159.00                   Quantity in Stock: 2

2004 Castello Banfi Poggio all'Oro Riserva, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Italy

Price: $245.00       Your Price: $215.60                  Quantity in Stock: 5

2004 Pieve Di Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino Rennina

Price: $350.00       Your Price: $308.00                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2004 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $240.00       Your Price: $211.20                  Quantity in Stock: 4

2004 Caparzo La Casa Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Price: $177.00       Your Price: $155.76                  Quantity in Stock: 9

2004 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Magnum

Price: $480.00    Your Price: $422.40                     Quantity in Stock: 1

2004 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $175.25       Your Price: $154.22                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2003 Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino Madonna Del Piano Riserva

Price: $360.00       Your Price: $316.80                  Quantity in Stock: 7

2003 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $153.00       Your Price: $134.64                  Quantity in Stock: 1

2001 Casanova Di Neri Tenuta Nuova Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $199.00    Your Price: $175.12                     Quantity in Stock: 1

2001 Rodolfo Cosimi Il Poggiolo Terra Rossa Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $75.00         Your Price: $66.00                    Quantity in Stock: 9

2001 Fabbri Gianni Le Presi Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $100.00       Your Price: $88.00                    Quantity in Stock: 2

2001 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino

Price: $190.25       Your Price: $167.42                  Quantity in Stock: 8

2000 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $160.25       Your Price: $141.02                  Quantity in Stock: 1

1996 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Price: $180.00       Your Price: $158.40                  Quantity in Stock: 4

1990 Tenuta La Poderina Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Tuscany

Price: $115.00       Sale Price: $95.00                     Quantity in Stock: 1

1979 Riguardo Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Tuscany, Italy

Price: $200.00       Sale Price: $140.00                   Quantity in Stock: 12

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