Poggio San Polo Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012
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This wine is ruby-red with garnet highlights. The bouquet is full and harmonic, with notes of plums, spices, dried flowers and earthy undertones such as tobacco, anise and coffee. This Brunello is dry, warm and well-structured, with an elegant and persistent finish.
Food Pairing: Pair with roast meat and wild fowl.
This is a darkly saturated Sangiovese with a very etched and precise fruit profile. The 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva offers immediate aromas of black cherry liqueur and pressed blackberry. Those berry notes are followed by spice, cinnamon and toasted coffee. This Riserva hits the palate with direct force and precision. It does not show the jammy or cooked notes commonly found in Sangiovese made in this hot vintage. Only 5,000 bottles were produced.
Score: 94, Monica Larner, June 29, 2018
A slim version for the vintage, this linear red displays cherry, strawberry, floral and spice aromas and flavors. Sweet fruit holds the center, with refined tannins following up on the lingering finish. Best from 2021 through 2033. 400 cases made.
Score: 92, Bruce Sanderson, June 30, 2017
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