Vintage Brunello di Montalcino Wine Tasting at WWWB

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 07:30 PM

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I like to drink wine more than I used to...
Don Corleone, The Godfather

 

 

The wines that I like to drink seem to all start with a "B", Barolo, Barbaresco, Burgundy, Bordeaux and of course Brunello.

Brunello is the wine with top billing in Tuscany is for the last half of century, a DOCG from a fortress town south of Siena with reds of legendary power and longevity that have commanded lofty prices.  The wines of this world-renowned region of Tuscany were conceived by the Biondi Santi family a century ago, today Brunello di Montalcino is produced under scores of labels, representing small farms, established estates and even international corporations.  By the turn of the 21st century, there are over 300 producers of Brunello di Montalcino, mostly small farmers and family estates, producing nearly 330,000 cases a year.

Brunello is Montalcino is one of the hottest topics in the world of Italian wine today.  With wine magazines like: The Wine Spectator, James Suckling, The Wine Advocate and International Wine Cellar calling the 2010 vintage from Montalcino " One of The Greatest Vintage Ever", many collectors and wine enthusiasts will be scrambling to pick up the best wines from this stellar year so I have included on this e-mail the remainder of 2010 vintage wines that we have in stock and all the other Brunello di Montalcino in the store.

 

This is our pre-event for the new release tasting that features the newest releases from Montalcino which will be 2013 this year.  All of the wines at this tasting will be 10+ years old and even though Brunello is held back for 5 years by law the greatest vintages need another 10+ years in the cellar to reach their peak years of drinkability.

Toni Lampasone will be making a few small courses to accompany the tasting wines.  This is a pre-poured sit down tasting and there are only 14 seats available, the fee is $150+ tax, for reservations call 954-523-9463.

 

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Vintage Brunello di Montalcino Tasting at Wine Watch
Saturday, April 14, 2018
7:30 PM

 

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1995 Canalicchio Di Sopra Riserva Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $134.50    Your Price: $118.36

A classic example of Brunello with soft smooth tannins, this wine is now fully evolved with the classic black tar and truffle aromas along with a host of dried herbs, sage and rosemary.  The wine opened up nicely and revealed some pretty dried cherry fruit along with some meaty notes and dried flowers, everything in perfect balance today.  The wine finishes fresh and lively and with the right food this wine will really came alive, the fruit being on the undercard with the wine now at 19 years old.  You want to decanter this wine for 30 minutes and serve it with dinner or some reggiano parmesan cheese.  A classic vintage for Montacino and although it is fully mature, it has the balance to last another decade or more in your cellar.  Finish 45+  Most Excellent +

 

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1995 Talenti Brunello di Montalcino Pian di Conti Riserva
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1999 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva
Price: $195.00    Your Price: $156.00
Quantity in Stock: 5

(94 Points) The 1999 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva made a terrific showing thanks to its all-embracing personality. There’s a real sense of abundance and generosity here that starts with the wine’s richly textured mouthfeel and darkly concentrated appearance. The aromas have certainly moved into the third and final stage of their evolution with smoked bacon and saddle bag but there’s enough pressed fruit and crushed flower to keep it from feeling one-dimensional. The mouthfeel is lean and elegant with surprising focus and clarity. Decant the wine three to four hours prior to serving. Drink: 2014-2028.   Wine Advocate #211, Feb 2014

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1999 Friggiali Donna Olga Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $112.00    Your Price: $89.60
Quantity in Stock: 9

92 points  "The 1999 Brunello di Montalcino Donna Olga is the selection from the home vineyards, very fresh and sweet with ample raspberry fruit and notes of chocolate, solid and deep in flavor, packed and polished and very long. Drink: 2005-2018." Robert Parker:

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2001 Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino

(96 points) Fabulous aromas of blackberry, cherry, meat and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with masses of velvety tannins and loads of fruit. A blockbuster. Best after 2010. *Top 100 Wines of 2006* (JS) (4/2006) Wine Spectator

Talenti Brunello di Montalcino Pian di Conte 2001

2001 Talenti Brunello di Montalcino Pian Conti

Consulting oenologist Carlo Ferrini has turned out a beautiful wine at this historic estate, a property which he speaks of in effusive terms. Talenti’s sublime 2001 Brunello Pian di Conte exhibits a deep, translucent ruby color. It opens with captivating, vibrant aromatics, with notes of freshly cut roses, raspberries and licorice. Gorgeously expressive yet delicate on the palate, it offers layers of dark fruit, earthiness and sweet oak supported by a refined, classic structure, with exceptional length and fine, silky tannins on the fresh finish. It is a superb effort. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2021. 93 points. Antonio Galloni Wine Advocate

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2001 Uccelliera Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva Tuscany

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2003 Canailicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino 375ml

In one of the best exposed parts of montalcino's vine growing areas, Canalicchio di Sopra's vineyards cover 15 hectares between canalicchio di sopra and le gode di montosoli, cultivated with the help of modern equipment and ancient traditional methods. According to Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "This family-run estate makes an excellent Brunello from its 15 hectares of vineyards in the Canalicchio zone of Montalcino." (12/06) 91(+?) points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Saturated deep red. Aromas of crushed and dried fruits, flowers and incense. Fat, broad and rich, in a distinctly lush style. Initially showed a chewy fruit skin quality and some tougher tannins but revealed lovely vinosity and a fresh bitter cherry character with aeration. A serious, structured, energetic wine with plenty of dimension and length." (Jul/Aug 08)

 

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2006 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino

Dried herbs and red berry fruit on the nose with notes of licorice spice. Notes of tar and black spices on the finish, a very classically fashioned brunello with layers of dried herbs and porcini notes. Most Excellent

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2006 Valdicava Madonna Del Piano Riserva Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $300.00    Sale Price: $235.00
Quantity in Stock: 20

"I tasted this about a year ago at the winery and I was blown away. This time I tasted it in a blind tasting in Tuscany and it stood above the rest. Amazing aromas of blueberries and flowers, with black truffles and pie. Foie gras, mushrooms and white truffles too. Powerful, with great depth of gorgeous fruit and ultra-fine tannins. It fills your mouth with fruit and ripe tannins. Complex and long. A breathtaking wine. Truly glorious. Better in 2015. " - 100 Points, James Suckling

 

Menu

Selection of Cheese:  Beemster Gouda, Parmesan Reggiano

Wild Mushroom Carpaccio with Harpke Farms Micro Greens and Parmesan toast points

Smoked Duck and Mozzarella Raviolis with sundried tomato brown butter sauce and Parmesan Reggiano

 

 

This is a pre-poured sit down tasting and there are only 14 seats available, the fee is $150 + tax, for reservations call 954-523-9463 andy@winewatch.com

 

 

 

All the Brunello di Montalcino in the store:

 

2013 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $98.25    Your Price: $86.46               Quantity in Stock: 22

2013 Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $71.00    Your Price: $62.48               Quantity in Stock: 36

2012 Antinori Pian Delle Vigne Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $75.00    Your Price: $66.00               Quantity in Stock: 9

2012 Mocali Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $48.00    Your Price: $42.24               Quantity in Stock: 4

2012 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $64.25    Your Price: $56.54               Quantity in Stock: 1

2012 Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $211.50    Your Price: $186.12          Quantity in Stock: 6

2012 La Rasina Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $59.00    Your Price: $51.92               Quantity in Stock: 11

2012 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $99.00    Sale Price: $77.00                Quantity in Stock: 4

2012 Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $55.00    Your Price: $48.40               Quantity in Stock: 10

2012 Marchesi de Frescobaldi CastelGiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $84.00                 Your Price: $73.92  Quantity in Stock: 4

2012 Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Price: $158.00    Sale Price: $134.30           Quantity in Stock: 9

2012 Salvioni Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $180.00    Your Price: $158.40          Quantity in Stock: 2

2012 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $108.50    Your Price: $95.48             Quantity in Stock: 20

2011 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $79.50    Your Price: $69.96               Quantity in Stock: 7

2011 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino (375ml)
Price: $44.25    Your Price: $38.94               Quantity in Stock: 19

2011 Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $60.00    Your Price: $52.80               Quantity in Stock: 7

2011 Castiglion Del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $44.25    Your Price: $38.94               Quantity in Stock: 29

2011 Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino Rennina
Price: $190.50    Your Price: $167.64          Quantity in Stock: 3

2011 Villa Le Prata Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $58.25    Your Price: $51.26               Quantity in Stock: 7

2011 Biondi Santi Riserva Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $573.75    Sale Price: $504.90           Quantity in Stock: 5

2011 San Giorgio Ugolforte Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $55.00    Your Price: $48.40               Quantity in Stock: 6

2010 Villa Le Prata Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $60.75    Your Price: $53.46               Quantity in Stock: 3

2010 Donatella Cinelli Colombini Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $70.00    Your Price: $61.60               Quantity in Stock: 4

2010 Ciacci Piccolomini Pianrosso Riserva Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $175.00    Your Price: $154.00          Quantity in Stock: 2

2010 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Riserva (3 Liter)
Price: $675.00    Your Price: $594.00          Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Capanne Ricci Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $80.00    Sale Price: $65.00                Quantity in Stock: 11

 

2010 Le Potazzine Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $67.50    Your Price: $59.40               Quantity in Stock: 2

2010 Il Palazzone Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $65.00    Your Price: $57.20               Quantity in Stock: 13

2010 L'Aietta Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $75.00    Your Price: $66.00               Quantity in Stock: 6

2010 Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $85.00    Your Price: $74.80               Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Podere le Ripi Brunello Riserva
Price: $150.00    Your Price: $132.00          Quantity in Stock: 10

2010 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $150.00    Your Price: $132.00          Quantity in Stock: 1

2010 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Madonna Del Piano Riserva
Price: $320.00    Your Price: $281.60          Quantity in Stock: 2

2010 Donatella Cinelli Colombini Brunello di Montalcino Prime Donne
Price: $90.00    Your Price: $79.20               Quantity in Stock: 17

2009 Fossacolle Brunello di Montlcino
Price: $75.00    Sale Price: $60.00                Quantity in Stock: 10

2009 Cerbaiona Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $180.00    Your Price: $158.40          Quantity in Stock: 6

2009 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $65.00    Your Price: $57.20               Quantity in Stock: 1

2009 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $96.00    Your Price: $84.48               Quantity in Stock: 11

2009 Valdicava Brunello Di Montalcino Madonna Del Piano Riserva
Price: $262.50    Your Price: $231.00          Quantity in Stock: 19

2007 Canalicchio di Sopra Riserva Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $150.00    Your Price: $132.00          Quantity in Stock: 4

2007 Palazzo Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $76.50    Your Price: $67.32               Quantity in Stock: 1

2007 Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello Pianrosso
Price: $75.00    Your Price: $66.00               Quantity in Stock: 2

2007 Cerbaiona Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $275.00    Sale Price: $225.00           Quantity in Stock: 3

2007 Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $100.00    Sale Price: $80.00              Quantity in Stock: 1

2007 Fanti Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $58.50    Your Price: $51.48               Quantity in Stock: 2

2007 Ciacci Piccolomini Pianrosso Riserva Brunello Di Montalcino MAGNUM
Price: $324.00    Your Price: $285.12          Quantity in Stock: 8

2007 Valdicava Madonna Del Piano Riserva Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $255.00    Your Price: $224.40          Quantity in Stock: 3

2006 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $126.00    Your Price: $110.88          Quantity in Stock: 3

2006 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino 3 Liter
Price: $420.00    Your Price: $369.60          Quantity in Stock: 1

2006 Valdicava Madonna Del Piano Riserva Brunello Di Montalcino MAGNUM
Price: $600.00    Your Price: $528.00          Quantity in Stock: 6

2005 Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $120.00    Your Price: $105.60          Quantity in Stock: 13

2005 Castello Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $78.00    Your Price: $68.64               Quantity in Stock: 11

2005 Terralsole Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $49.75    Your Price: $43.78               Quantity in Stock: 9

2005 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $169.00    Your Price: $148.72          Quantity in Stock: 9

2004 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva
Price: $159.00    Your Price: $139.92          Quantity in Stock: 2

2004 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino Magnum
Price: $258.00    Your Price: $227.04          Quantity in Stock: 2

2004 Salicutti Brunello di Montalcino Piaggione
Price: $115.00    Sale Price: $90.00              Quantity in Stock: 1

2004 Sesti Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $120.00    Sale Price: $90.00              Quantity in Stock: 11

2004 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Magnum
Price: $379.00    Your Price: $333.52          Quantity in Stock: 2

2004 Valdicava Madonna Del Piano Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $275.00    Your Price: $242.00          Quantity in Stock: 9

2003 Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $90.00    Sale Price: $70.00                Quantity in Stock: 9

2003 Donna Olga Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $73.25    Your Price: $64.46               Quantity in Stock: 2

2003 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Madonna del Piano Riserva
Price: $175.00    Your Price: $154.00          Quantity in Stock: 1

2001 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino 3 Liter
Price: $720.00    Your Price: $633.60          Quantity in Stock: 1

2001 Ciacci Piccolomini Riserva Brunello di Montalcino Pianrosso Santa Caterina d'Oro
Price: $180.00    Sale Price: $145.00           Quantity in Stock: 1

2001 La Fiorita Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Price: $235.00    Sale Price: $190.00           Quantity in Stock: 1

2001 Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $90.00    Sale Price: $75.00                Quantity in Stock: 6

2001 Talenti Brunello di Montalcino Pian Conti
Price: $100.00    Sale Price: $80.00              Quantity in Stock: 2

2001 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $200.00    Sale Price: $170.00           Quantity in Stock: 5

1999 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva
Price: $195.00    Your Price: $171.60          Quantity in Stock: 5

1999 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $147.00    Your Price: $129.36          Quantity in Stock: 5

1999 Friggiali Donna Olga Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $112.00    Your Price: $98.56             Quantity in Stock: 9

1999 Fanti Tenuta San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $139.00    Your Price: $122.32          Quantity in Stock: 2

1998 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $146.00    Your Price: $128.48          Quantity in Stock: 11

1997 Talenti Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva
Price: $150.00    Sale Price: $120.00           Quantity in Stock: 1

1997 Caprili Riserva Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $125.00    Sale Price: $99.00              Quantity in Stock: 1

1996 Canalicchio Di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino
Price: $120.00    Your Price: $105.60          Quantity in Stock: 6

1990 Tenuta Friggiali Brunello Di Montalcino
Price: $120.00    Sale Price: $95.00              Quantity in Stock: 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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