Drank with arrival of kids and grand kids. Decanted and left in glass for an hour. Well made, but lacked complexity I expected from this Brunello. Blackberries and blueberries on nose and palate, lingering finish.
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(FRESCOBALDI CASTELGIOCONDO RISERVA RIPE AL CONVENTO BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO) #2; COLOR-pitch black; NOSE-orange peel mixed w/ basil, hint of tobacco, dark currant, little wood; TASTE-tremendous cinnamon explosion on the mid-palate, beautiful bowl of ripe sour cherries w/ Hershey's chocolate syrup & cinnamon on top of that, a beautiful dessert, extremely classy & well-structured, ridiculously long finish; WS-97; GV-96
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