Val di Suga Brunello di Montalcino Vigna Spuntali 2013
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Strong garnet color with ruby highlights Unfolds warm, intense and refined on the nose. Great explosion of ripe fruit with notes of sour cherry, dried figs, candied fruit and especially orange. On the palate, the sweet and soft tannins accompany the long finish, rich in notes of plums and blackberries.
Made with easy-ripening fruit from the sunny southwest quadrant of the appellation, the 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna Spuntali is a charming and fruit-forward expression. This wine is softer and more accessible than the other two single-vineyard expressions I tasted from Val di Suga. The fruit is dark and saturated with summer cherry, plum, spice and tobacco. This wine ages in new French barrique for 24 months. Some 10,000 bottles were made.
Score: 92, Monica Larner, February 28, 2019
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