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Community Tasting Notes (286) Avg Score: 91.4 points

  • Surprisingly youthful in appearance and I would have never guessed that this was 11 years old. It is drinking very well right now, with bright red fruit and spice, but also beginning to show tertiary notes of leather and tobacco. The tannins are there, but nicely integrated. As nice as it is now, this has a lot of gas left in the tank and I would hold these for several more years and allow it to mature further.

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  • Drinking great. Throws a lot of sediment. Best after few hours. Had with lamb chops.

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  • Double decanted 8 hours before dinner. Improved with air. Really nice classic BdM. Drinks well now with decanting, but i guess it Will improve the next few years. Try again in 2016

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  • I have had this wine 7 times now and it always delivers. This might have been the best showing yet so I am bumping it up a point - it also showed some new maturing qualities. An overall lovely Brunello with great mouth feel, balance, intensity of fruit (strawberry, raspberry), and elegance. A few more bottles from my case left and feel they are more than ready to drink now with a few hours decant or over next 3-5 years.

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  • Classic Brunello, opened to early!

    Medium ruby color, no signs of aging yet. Classic, but slightly muted, Brunello aromas with black fruit, cherry some leather and spices. Full bodied on the palate with smooth tannins and juicy fresh acidity although slightly unbalanced. The finish keeps on lingering for ever.

    Even after 8 hours of slow-ox the wine didn't really open up. Classic mistake with classic Brunello from a great vintage: opened too early.

    Leave this one alone for another 5 years or so. Drink 2019 - 2029

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2004 Brunello di Montalcino: A Vintage Full of Surprises (Jun 2009), (See more on Vinous...)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/1/2010, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 93 points

    (Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino) Nice berry, dried berry, milk chocolate, anise nose; tight, tart berry, anise palate with depth; long finish (needs 6+ years)
  • By Richard Jennings
    12/18/2009, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 93 points

    (Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino) Medium dark cranberry red color; deep pomegranate, persimmon, cinnamon nose; light-medium bodied, tart berry, tart plum, smoke and pomegranate palate; medium finish (needs 3-5 years)
  • By Richard Jennings
    11/7/2009, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 94 points

    (Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino) Intriguing deep menthol, black fruit, dried berry nose; dried berry, black fruit, plum palate; medium-plus finish

Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    2004 Brunello di Montalcino Taste Off, Episode #752, 10/13/2009, (See more on Wine Library TV...) 93+ points

    (Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino) #2 (tie); COLOR-medium dark; NOSE-great nose; big and bombastic; smells good; lots of big red fruit; almost like candied cranberries; strawberry taffy; PALATE-very meaty; big firm tannins; THIS IS PURE SILK; so smooth (I'm talking baby Misha butt skin smooth); rounded out with gorgeous bright red fruit (cherries); very dry as well; a SPECTACULAR wine; AG-95; GV-93+

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    6/13/2009, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 94 points

    (Il Poggione (Proprietá Franceschi) Brunello di Montalcino) Medium cherry red color with pale meniscus; nice, lifted strawberry, smoky oak, baked cherry nose; tasty, focused, tart cherry, tart berry, boysenberry, spicy palate with medium acidity; long finish (needs 3-5 years)

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