2015 San Polo Brunello di Montalcino

Highly Rated
With a wonderful balance of both fragrance and power, San Polo’s dusty, dark red fruit perfectly captures Brunello’s superb 2015 vintage.

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From Brunello’s superb 2015 vintage, the San Polo bottling maintains a wonderful balance of both fragrance and power.

There’s subtle depth in this dark red fruit, its cherry and raspberry notes laced with fragrant smoke and rose petal.

The Allegrini family’s quality influence is clearly evident, from the avant garde subterranean winery, to organic farming and sustainability practices across the estate.

Grapes for this are sourced from the two vineyards of San Polo and Montluc.

Exposures here are a mix of south, south west and south eastern facing all on poor stony, galestro clay soils.

Hand harvested and fermented in concrete tanks. The fermentation on skins lasts for 20 days. Matured for 30 months in a range of large format oak barrels with a further 6 months ageing in bottle.

93 Points - "Recognized by its red shield-shaped label, the Poggio San Polo 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is a dark and nicely concentrated expression of Sangiovese. This wine shows proverbial meat on its bones with rich cherry and cassis, backed by cola, potting soil and balsam wood. The bouquet grows in intensity as the wine warms in the glass. The tannins are well integrated within the depth and length of the mouthfeel. Give this Brunello a few more years to flesh out and soften." - Monica Larner (Wine Advocate)

95 Points - "The ripe red fruit here is so expressive and floral, featuring dried rose petals, hibiscus, poppies, dried strawberries and raspberries. It falls inwards on the palate, compressed and captivating, gathering rough-edged strands of tannins as it goes, threading them through an iron-fisted, central core of flavour and texture. " - JamesSuckling.com

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