2006 Costanti - Brunello di Montalcino

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Tasting Notes, Scores and Additional Information

Vintage 2006
Unit of Measure btls
Colour Red
Region Italy (Tuscany)
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
PRODUCER Costanti
Tax Status

Wine Advocate: 95+

The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino is a dazzling wine. The aromatics alone are haunting. Sweet red cherries, rosemary, sage, tobacco and cedar are woven into a fabric of nearly indescribable elegance. Costanti’s straight Brunello can sometimes lack a little depth in its fruit, but not in 2006. This totally complete, harmonious Brunello is shaping up to be one of the wines of the vintage. It is a stunner. As delicious as the wine is now, it really needs at least a handful of years for the firm tannins to start melting away. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2031. -Antonio Galloni

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