Vinous: 2012 Barbi Brunello di Montalcino “an excellent showing.”

Fattoria dei Barbi 2012 Brunello di Montalcino
91 points

Good bright red with pale rim. Racy aromas of spicy red berries, sour red cherries and rhubarb on the nose. Crisp, bright and juicy, with an enticing easy-going sweetness characterizing the fresh and tasty red berry and mineral flavors. This medium-bodied wine is quite tangy and penetrating today with fresh acids but avoids coming off as hard; an excellent showing.

Ian D’Agata
March 2017

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