Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2016 - New Canaan Wine
Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2016
SKU: 11626

Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2016

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750ml
$69.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Poggio Antico
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Made with 100% Sangiovese from Montalcino and produced in the traditional way, our classic Brunello let's the purity of the grape shine through. Long wood aging and bottle refinement give this wine incredible depth and complexity.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we96

Classic Sangiovese aromas of underbrush, wild berry and new leather mingle with whiffs of camphor. Supremely elegant, the focused palate shows precision and great energy, featuring juicy red cherry, pomegranate, white pepper and black tea set against chiseled, refined tannins. Vibrant acidity keeps it balanced while a salty mineral note lingers on the close. Fantastic showing. Drink 2026-2041.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2021
Wine Spectator
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Ripe, sweet plum, cherry and blackberry flavors are complemented by iron and tobacco accents in this suave red. Shows fine balance and texture, with well-integrated tannins and acidity and a long, mouthwatering finish. Best from 2024 through 2047. 3,000 cases made, 500 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, June 30, 2021
Vinous
  • v90

The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino is a pleasantly fruit-forward and nuanced expression of the vintage. Pretty notes of black cherry, sweet spices, hints of cedar and tobacco form up in the glass. It's soft and pliant in the mouth, finding symmetry through zesty acids, while displaying pure red and hints of black berries. A gentle tug of tannin lingers, along with mineral tones and violet florals. The 2016 should hold up well over the short term in the cellar, but I'd err on the side of caution and enjoy these sooner rather than later.

Eric Guido, November 2020