Montalcino

For your holiday consideration: Wine Enthusiast “Editor’s Pick” 2012 Brunello 93 points

Fattoria dei Barbi 2012 Brunello di Montalcino
93 points

Earthy aromas suggesting leather, forest floor, tilled soil and dark spice take the lead in this Brunello, punctuated by a balsamic note. Firm and full-bodied, it delivers succulent Marasca cherry, star anise, mint and pipe tobacco, framed by tightly wound but refined tannins. Drink 2020–2032.

Kerin O’Keefe
Wine Enthusiast
April 2017

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