Accolades / Montalcino

Ernesto Gentili, one of Italy’s most acclaimed wine writers, on Vigna del Fiore 2013:

Decanter magazine has called Ernesto Gentili “one of Italy’s most influential wine writer.”

Here’s what he had to say about the 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore, tasted at Benvenuto Brunello 2018 in Montalcino.

Fattoria dei Barbi 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Vigna del Fiore
92/93 points

Floral notes and spice, delicate hints of how it will evolve, but also a fine texture, well-balanced, expansive and complex finish. One of the most definitive and compelling showings for the historic Fiore cru.

Ernesti Gentili
ErnestoGentili.it

Image via Acqua Buona.

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