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Brunello 2013: “A perfect balance of earth, spice and minerality…” (For your holiday consideration.)
Accolades / Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello 2013: “A perfect balance of earth, spice and minerality…” (For your holiday consideration.)

Brunello di Montalcino 2013 represents “a perfect balance of earth, spice and minerality,” writes Eric Guido, wine buyer for Morrell & Company (New York) and one of the top Italian tasters in the U.S. today (click here for his tasting notes). Critics across the board have been blown away by this vintage, which is currently … Continue reading

Decanter on Brunello: “The groundwork had been laid in the nineteenth century… by Fattoria dei Barbi.”
Accolades / Cinelli Colombini / Montalcino History

Decanter on Brunello: “The groundwork had been laid in the nineteenth century… by Fattoria dei Barbi.”

This week, Decanter magazine published what will surely be considered a landmark feature article on Brunello di Montalcino, its history and legacy: “Brunello’s Breakthrough.” Read the entire piece, free even for non-subscribers, here. Jefford, who’s widely considered one of the greatest English-language wine writers in the world today, writes: “the groundwork had been laid in … Continue reading

Christmas at Fattoria dei Barbi! Gift wrapping, gift baskets, and much, much more!
Montalcino

Christmas at Fattoria dei Barbi! Gift wrapping, gift baskets, and much, much more!

CHRISTMAS AT FATTORIA DEI BARBI Saturday and Sunday December 8-9, 2018 Wine shop hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (continuous) Gift wrapping, gift bags, and gift baskets available featuring Fattoria dei Barbi products. Gift Cards for “A Day at Fattoria dei Barbi” or winery visits. Hot drinks and classic Montalcino Christmas snacks served all day. … Continue reading

“This is one beautiful Sangiovese”: Notes and scores for the 2010 Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello (currently available in the U.S.)
Accolades / Montalcino

“This is one beautiful Sangiovese”: Notes and scores for the 2010 Fattoria dei Barbi Brunello (currently available in the U.S.)

Looking for 2010 Brunello di Montalcino by Fattoria dei Barbi? Check out these finding aids. Monica Larner: 94 points “Fattoria dei Barbi’s 2010 Brunello di Montalcino starts with a tightly wound personality that begins to unravel slowly, one delicate layer at a time. As it does, you become aware of dried fruit, cigar box, crushed … Continue reading