2010 Pian dell'Orino Brunello di Montalcino Bassolino di Sopra


  • Italy
  • Tuscany
  • Montalcino
  • Brunello di Montalcino
Drink between 2020 - 2037 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • Arnaud Cbn Likes this wine: 95 points

    May 31, 2019 - Beautiful Brunello from a very small producer - Parker gave it 100/100: I had to taste it. Clear, medium garnet. Nose is mellow with a refreshing sharpness - some black cherry, menthol, and violet at first - then leather, tobacco, cocoa, perfume. Palate: vibrant acidity - a blend of lemon zest and forest fruits, perfectly integrated tannins. A beauty!

  • Kits Beach Does not like this wine: 80 points

    April 3, 2018 - Not one of my favorites

  • Bourgognefreak Likes this wine: 93 points

    January 16, 2017 - This is a blockbuster waiting to be released. Very concentrated and dark now with clear indication that there is complexity and elegance in the not so soon future. It will develop beautifully over the coming years and can be drunk now although my recommendation is to wait. The normal Brunello gives more right now but will be overtaken by express speed by this exceptional wine.
    The rating will probably be more generous with time.

  • BordeauxBuff Likes this wine: 99 points

    November 1, 2016 - Tasted at Matter of Taste...

    WOW! This is a massive, viscous wine of enourmous concentration. Velvety tannnins which coat you palate in a pleasant way. The finish lingers on and on...for minutes.

    This is truly a one of a kind Brunello. Probably the best young Brunello I have ever tasted. This will have a very long life ahead of it. I preferred this over the Madonna delle Grazie. Most at the tasting agreed that this was clearly the wine of the night.

    This will have a very long life ahead of it, but with some air, I think it will become approachable sooner than later, due to the balance of the fine, elegant tannin structure.

    Drink 2020-2040+++

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Collector1855 wrote: 96 points

    October 25, 2016 - During a matter of taste event, Brunello Masterclass by Monica Larner. This is a Parker 100 Pointer, so I was interested what was coming... Dark garnet. Nose of dark fruit, rich and ripe already in the nose, rhum pot, chocolate, oak. Ripe and round on the palate too, good acidity and enough structure, gingerbread on the finish. Very well made with a nice front to back feel. Medium-high complexity, low typicity. A person of the trade sitting next to me said that they probably put some Merlot into this "by accident". Honi soit qui mal y pense... Jokes aside, a very modern interpretation of a Brunello. I clearly prefer the Marroneto Madonna delle Grazie side by side.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2011 Brunello di Montalcino: Terroir Matters (Feb 2016), 2/1/2016 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2010 Brunello di Montalcino: A Promise Fulfilled (Feb 2015), 2/1/2015 (link)

    (Pian Dell'orino Brunello Di Montalcino Bassolino Di Sopra) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Ian D'Agata
    Oct-13, IWC Issue #10156, 10/1/2013 (link)

    (Pian dell' Orino Bassolino Rosso di Montalcino) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pian dell'Orino
  • Varietal Sangiovese
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Bassolino di Sopra
  • Country Italy
  • Region Tuscany
  • SubRegion Montalcino
  • Appellation Brunello di Montalcino

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  • In Cellars 214 (90%)
  • Consumed 24 (10%)

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