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  • Fossacolle - Brunello di Montalcino 2015

2015 Fossacolle Brunello di Montalcino,Tuscany

On the palate the full body is gratifying and persistent, outstanding minerality. Remarkable tannins, soft and creamy in texture, confer concentration and great aging potential to this wine.
Colour, Body, Origin
Food Pairings This kind of wines pairs well with substantial food, like roast leg of lamb with rosemary, pot roast pheasant, roast squab with truffles, Italian sausages and some cheeses like aged pecorino.
Parker Points 93
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Grape Variety Sangiovese
ABV 14,5%
Body Full
Colour/Style Red
Press Quote "The Fossacolle 2015 Brunello di Montalcino shows a prominent mineral note of crushed stone and talc powder. It becomes a fitting segue to more typical aromas of wild berry fruit and balsam herbs. There is some firmness or tannic bite on the close that suggests extra cellar aging is required. Even just a few years should be enough to shave it off. This wine is tightly coiled and inward-looking at this early stage in the game. The finish is structured and angular, but it just needs to open. Fruit comes from a 2.5-hectare vineyard with full southwest-facing exposures. Some 17,000 bottles will be released in February 2020". Robert Parker
Glass Pairing