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2016 Brunello di Montalcino, Casanova di Neri

Tuscany

PRICE:
$59.00 per Bottle

SIZE:
750ml

AVAILABLE:
63 Bottles

 

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TASTING NOTES

"The Casanova di Neri 2016 Brunello di Montalcino (or the so-called "white label" Brunello) takes a minute or two to open, and like all these new releases from the Neri family, you're best off opening your bottle five hours before serving them. This classic expression displays raspberry, tar, hazelnut, dried fig, asphalt and some crushed chalk. The wine is streamlined and compact in terms of mouthfeel, giving us an accessible Brunello from a benchmark Montalcino estate." Monica Larner, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
(WA, 11/30/2020)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2023-2040


"Casanova di Neri's 2016 Brunello di Montalcino is a wine of pleasurable contrasts but also massive structure. Ripe dark fruits and autumnal spices offset savory herbs and hints of animal musk. It enters the mouth silky, cooling and lifted, with a noticeable inner sweetness to its polished cherry/berry flavors, but it then sways more toward inner earth, minerals and grippy tannins. The 2016 urges you to take another sip, as there’s so much upfront appeal; yet each time you do, it reminds you once again that it’s a painfully young Brunello in need of cellaring. That said, the potential here is incredibly high." Eric Guido, Vinous.com
(AG, 11/30/2020)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2026-2038


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