Collosorbo Brunello di Montalcino 2015

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Argiano’sBrunello di Montalcino is distinguished by its elegance and its deep ruby red color. It presents a good concentration on the mid-palate and a persistent aftertaste, with a rounded and voluptuous body, and interesting, silky tannins. It unites potency and elegance and looks like having a promising future. With its tempting perfumes of red berries and its clean freshness, the complexity of this wine presents an excellent balance. To fully appreciate its qualities, decant the wine at least one hour before serving.

Critical Acclaim

James Suckling 95 - Very floral on the nose with plums, rose petals and freshly sliced porcini mushrooms. The palate is tight and compressed with beautiful ripe fruit, wet earth and cool, stone flavors. A structured and impressive wine. Drink after 2022.
Wine Advocate 95 - This is a terrific wine and one of the new releases from Montalcino that I happily include on a short list of top recommendations. The Argiano 2015 Brunello di Montalcino shows a very lively bouquet that is already singing despite the young age of this new release. The wine opens to a dark ruby color with garnet highlights. The bouquet shows a large span of wild berry, earth, licorice spice and medicinal herb aromas. This vintage also reveals a pretty floral character with dried rose potpourri and lavender buds. After fermentation, the wine is aged slowly for 30 months in large oak botte (including 10-, 30- and 50-hectoliter capacity), thus restricting oxygen and gently slowing its evolution. However, the 2015 vintage is naturally expressive and exuberant, and that's the main takeaway here. Some 100,000 bottles were filled in May 2019, and the wine hits the market in February 2020.Rating:95+
Wine Spectator 93 - Focused cherry and plum flavors mark this rich red, with a hint of orange peel. Flashes of earth, leather and iron lend complexity, while the firm structure adds grip. Exhibits fine balance and length. Given the fruit, this should be approachable soon. Best from 2022 through 2037.
Decanter 90 - As of 2013, the historic Argiano estate has been led by winemaker/oenologist Bernardino Sani along with Francesco Monari, vineyard manager since 2006. All 50ha of vines are farmed organically, biodiversity is encouraged, and the company is now plastic-free. Pronounced forest aromas of mushroom, cedar and earth lead the way here. It's medium-weight with an abundance of sour red cherry on the palate. Wood tannins are a bit surly and need to integrate. Drinking Window 2021 - 2029
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Fi Aug 8th 2018

Collosorbo Brunello di Montalcino 2013

Excellent red wine with aromas of fruit like cherry and apricot. Full body and great finish. Fabulous find & well priced.

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