Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2018 (750 ml)

  • WS: 94
  • JS: 93
  • JD: 93
  • RP: 93

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Tasting Notes and Description

Tasting Notes For Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2018

This ruby red wine is made with the finest Sangiovese grapes and boasts intense and complex aromas of small red ripe fruits and plum jam, complemented by toasted and vanilla notes.

On the palate, this wine offers an excellent structure that is full-bodied and perfectly balanced. The enveloping tannic structure leads to a fruity, pleasant, and lasting aftertaste that lingers on the palate. This wine pairs perfectly with roasted meats, game, and aged cheeses, making it a versatile option for any special occasion.

Crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail, Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2018 is a true masterpiece that showcases the best of Tuscan winemaking. This vintage is a testament to the winery's commitment to producing only the highest quality wines.

Critic Ratings

Wine Spectator Review - Rated 94:
This promising Brunello is hallmarked by pretty cherry, strawberry, currant and floral aromas and flavors. Starts out elegant and lacy, then the dense matrix of tannins emerges, giving different character to the long finish. Reveals wild herb and mineral notes that add depth.

James Suckling Review - Rated 93:
Roasted herbs, wild cherries, thyme and dried mushrooms on the nose. Medium to full body with silky yet firm tannins supporting supple and fresh layers. Excellent length with a delectably savory character.

Jeb Dunnuck Review - Rated 93:
Full and enveloping with purple floral perfume, the 2018 Brunello Di Montalcino is lush with violets, blue fruit, and black raspberry and leather. This moves seamlessly to the palate, where it takes on even more depth, with iron richness, meat, red cherry, raspberry, cedar, and fresh soil. A balanced wine for its style, it is a lovely expression where more warmth is not needed. Best after 2025.

Robert Parker Wine Advocate Review - Rated 93:
A certified organic wine, the 2018 Brunello di Montalcino has dark fruit, bold cherry, earthy notes and a hint of black olive or scorched earth. The wine is generous and round in terms of mouthfeel with a streamlined mid-palate and plenty of Sangiovese acidity to keep things lively and fresh. The tannins are well managed and silky.

Winery Col d'Orcia
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Year 2018
Grape Varietal Sangiovese
Size 750 ML
ABV 14.5%
Wine Style Red Wine

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