Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino 2007
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Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino 2007
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Category: Red Wine
Varietal:Sangiovese Grosso
Region: Italy » Tuscany » Brunello di Montalcino
Producer: Uccelliera
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Uccelliera

Elegant and well balanced, powerful, but clean and smooth and a dynamic rising finale. Serve with roast and stewed red meats, game and aged cheeses.

James Suckling

Very floral, with dark fruits and sandalwood aromas. Full body, with silky tannins and a fruity, tangy finish. The balance and finesse for a wine with wonderful depth is impressive. Try in 2015.

Score: 94. January 25, 2012.

Wine Enthusiast

Austere, tight and sophisticated, this well-extracted Brunello shows dry aromas of crushed granite stone along with ethereal tones of dried ginger, black licorice and root beer. Inky appearance with chewy richness. The mouthfeel is round, chewy and packed with sweet fruit and spice. Pulpy and rich. Drink after 2015.

Score: 94. —Monica Larner, May 01, 2012.

Wine Advocate

The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino is lush, sweet and inviting. Today the 2007 doesn't quite have the sheer visceral thrill and excitement of the 2006, but it more than makes up for that with its early approachability. Dark red berries, spices and crushed flowers are layered into the finish. There is plenty of volume but not a lot of structure. The 2007 Brunello was made from three separate parcels with different altitudes and exposures. Malolactic fermentation was done in steel and the wine was aged in a combination of casks and neutral small French oak barrels. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025.

Score: 94. —Antonio Galloni, April 2012.

Wine Spectator

This intense red is on the racy side, with vibrant acidity and entrenched tannins supporting the floral, cherry, licorice and spice aromas and flavors. Plays out gracefully on the palate, with a lingering finish. Best from 2014 through 2024.

Score: 93. —Bruce Sanderson, October 15, 2012.

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