Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2018 750ml - Yankee Spirits
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Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2018 750ml
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Col d'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino 2018

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750ml
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Ruby red in appearance. Intense, broad and complex aromas, with hints of red fruits such as cherry and blackberry combined with vanilla and woody notes from the oak. Full-bodied wine, excellent structure, strong and balanced. The tannins are soft and ripe and lead to a long, endless and fruity aftertaste.
Wine Spectator
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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. Best from 2025 through 2043. 16,600 cases made, 3,000 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, June 30, 2023
Wine Advocate
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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. This is an abundant release of 200,000 bottles.

Monica Larner, March 9, 2023
Jeb Dunnuck
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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. Drink 2025-2040.

Audrey Frick, March 6, 2023
Vinous
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Masses of crushed cherries and cloves give way to nuances of spiced citrus peels and cedar as the 2018 Brunello di Montalcino comes to life in the glass. This is round and pliant on the palate, with a balanced inner sweetness contrasting its mineral-tinged acids and tart wild berry fruits. Grippy tannins mount toward the close, yet fail to slow the 2018's momentum, as notes of salted licorice are left to resonate under an air of dried roses. This is a deep and characterful rendition of Col d'Orcia's Brunello, but patience will be required to unlock all of its charms.

Eric Guido, October 2022

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