99 Points from James Suckling

Wonderful aromas of roses and sliced plums with wet earth and truffles. Then turns to raspberries and blackberries. Cherries, too. Full and firm with super integrated tannins that melt into the wine. It flows from the center palate in a beautiful sheet of fruit and tannins. Extremely long and coated with great finesse. Goes on for minutes.

 

95 Points from Wine Spectator

Ripe cherry, plum, raspberry, earth and almond flavors combine in this supple red. Vivid and well-defined by the sleek structure, ending with earth, wild herb and mineral accents. Very pure, verging on racy. Best from 2023 through 2045.

 

95 Points from Vinous

The bouquet holds back at first, yet with coaxing in the glass begins to show a beautiful mix of perfumed black cherry, mentholated spices, wild herbs, white smoke and hints of leather. On the palate, I find silky, enveloping textures, contrasted by cool-toned red and black fruits which flood the senses as brisk acids brought out its spicier, sweeter side with balancing fine tannin and minerals toward the finale. The finish went on and on, showing both fine tannin and juicy acids as lingering red berry fruits, hints of hard candies and red florals slowly fade. There’s a balance to the 2015 Brunello that is seldom seen here, and I believe the best is yet to come. This was tasted twice with similar results. Drinking window: 2024 - 2040

 

Winemaker Notes

The 2015 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino opens with dark, concentrated and mature aromas of plum and blackberry. Dense and complex on the palate the spicy taste with notes of cardamom and clove. Structured and with soft tannins, it sounds long and with a fine, cherry sweetness.

Pair this wine with your favorite hearty dishes or well-matured cheeses.

2015 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino

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