2016 San Polo Brunello di Montalcino

Tuscany, Italy

With a wonderful balance of both fragrance and power, San Polo’s dusty, dark red fruit perfectly captures how superb a Sangiovese can be.




About The Wine

Yet another knockout release here from San Polo. A deliciously earthy and powerful iteration of Sangiovese, living up to everything Brunello is known for - arguably one of Italy's most revered wines, and some may even say it represents the pinnacle of what the Sangiovese variety can do.

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.

About San Polo

Purchased in 2007, the San Polo estate brings together two separate Montalcino properties under the guiding hand of the famed Allegrini family of Valpolicella.

The combined plantings are superb, taking in over 16 hectares of vines in the Montalcino subzone of Castelnuovo dell’Abate on galestro soils (schistous clay).

With a state-of-the-art winery and leadership from Marilisa Allegrini, San Polo has achieved full certification for its organic farming, together with recognition for their sustainable environmental practices from Casa Clima.

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Tuscany, Italy
Additional Info

From the Producer

Brunello is a red wine of great power and elegance, the ultimate expression of Sangiovese. In Montalcino it is characterised by its reddish-brown colour and intense aromas and flavours.

At San Polo, the Allegrini estate in Montalcino, our Brunello is the fruit of tremendous love and respect for the land and a wine based on strong ethics, quality, and sustainability.

Blend : Sangiovese
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2040
Bottle Size : 750ml

Harvest time in Montalcino
Harvest time in Montalcino
Tuscany, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews


"Starting out with earthy, savoury aromas, this red shows fleeting flavours of black currant and raspberry before settling back into notes of earth, iron and juniper. Firm, dusty tannins guard the finish." -


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