98 Points from James Suckling
There’s something ethereal in the nose with flowers, cherries, strawberries and shitake mushrooms. Full body. This grows on the palate with super tannin and fruit structure. So much berry flavor and round, caressing tannins that fill your mouth. Tight at the end. This needs four to five years to show its true greatness. Try after 2023.
94 Points from Wine Enthusiast
Aromas of woodland berry, pine forest, truffle and dried herb emerge from the glass in this fragrant red. Full in weight but refined, the accessible palate offers dried cherry, black tea, star anise and a dollop of vanilla alongside polished tannins before a minty finish. Reflecting the hot vintage, it’s already approachable but still offers good midterm aging potential. Drink 2021–2027.
The 2015 Livio Sassetti Brunello di Montalcino Pertimali is full-bodied, complex, elegant and well balanced. The nose is intense with refined fragrances of ripe fruit, violets, spices. The palate is characterized by minerality that concludes with a long finish.
Pair this wine with red meats and homemade pasta.
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