Red

2006 San Giorgio Brunello di Montalcino Ugolforte

Sangiovese

  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Montalcino
  • Brunello di Montalcino
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • shurpa14 Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 20, 2017 - Coravin two years ago and this was still in perfect condition. Much improved over two years. This wine was very good and is similar to other quality 2006's that I've had. No formal notes but really really good. Ruby with garnet starting to occur. Medium tannins and medium plus acidity. Nose of orange zest, ripe cherry, cedar, lots of herbs. Went perfectly with steak.

  • shurpa14 Likes this wine: (89 points)

    September 30, 2015 - Bouquet of cherry and dark fruits, slight vanilla smell, forest floor, loads of oak. I think this one needs more time. The vanilla and color are two indicators, as this is very dark and reminds me of a young wine. The tannins have mellowed out and softened in the glass over 4 hours. It's still a good wine but I'd let this sit a while. I'm sure my rating will change with time.

  • cos65 Likes this wine:

    February 8, 2015 - Boerne wine club Brunello tasting Feb 2015: Dark Garnet colored. more porty cherry flavors

  • Motz wrote: (92 points)

    December 26, 2014 - Somewhat surprised by the comments and score here, 87.5 at the time of this note. This is a serious wine, with an elegant bouquet that put my mind to Nebbiolo, especially warm vintage La Morra Barolo or a $50 plus traditionally styled Barbaresco. Tremendous and balanced acids, light tannins, tastes like it smells. Rewarding finish, interesting experience. The most Piemonte-like BdM I recall tasting. A lovely drop!

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  • Delli Does not like this wine: (87 points)

    July 14, 2013 - Swing and a miss. Crimson but with a very light body. Very transparent. The nose and the palate are dominated by the acidity. Sour cherries and mild herbs on the nose. Very light and understated for a Brunello -- more reminiscent of a poor chianti. 5+11+15+6=87

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    2006 Brunello: The Emperor’s New Clothes or Historic Vintage? (May 2011) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer San Giorgio
  • Varietal Sangiovese
  • Designation Ugolforte
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • SubRegion Montalcino
  • Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
  • UPC Code 835821008511

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  • In Cellars 145 (73%)
  • Consumed 53 (27%)

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