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2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, Paganelli, Tenuta Il Poggione

Tuscany

PRICE:
$100.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
Out of Stock

 

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TASTING NOTES

"The 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Vigna Paganelli emerges from the glass with masses of scorched earth, leather, tar, licorice, menthol and dark fruit. The Riserva shows a touch more inner sweetness, richness and depth in its fruit than the regular bottling, plus a bit more French oak as well. For now, the Riserva is quite reticent and requires air, but with time its awesome richness and power come through in spades. This dark, brooding and authoritative Riserva from Il Poggione is simply gorgeous. Readers who don't want to pay the premium for the Riserva in 2004 need not worry; I tasted the 2004 regular bottling (twice!) while preparing this article and it is every bit as promising as my review last year suggested. In 2004 the Paganelli vineyard was harvested on the 13th of October, quite late for this estate." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 04/01/2010)

Rating: 96
Drink from: 2019-2039


"Offers ripe blueberry notes, with hints of violet, lilac and sandalwood. Full-bodied, with supersilky tannins and a long, fresh finish. Not a big wine, but balanced and pretty. Best after 2011. 3,335 cases made." Wine Spectator
(WS, 06/15/2010)

Rating: 92
Drink from: 2011


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