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Bonacchi Brunello di Montalcino 2010 Wine Review

Bonacchi Brunello di Montalcino 2010

Bonacchi Brunello di Montalcino 2010

Tuscany D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $35.80

Drink: 2012-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Bonacchi

Agent: The Case for Wine

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A smooth, supple Brunello that's approachable now. Often you have to wait a lot longer before Brunello of this age is ready to drink. Attractive aromas of black fruit, tar, violets and smoke. Pair with mushroom risotto or duck comfit.

Brunello di Montalcino food pairings: grilled steak, roast leg of lamb, hard cheese, veal piccata.

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This Bonacchi Brunello di Montalcino 2010 was reviewed on October 23, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Garnet in the bowl. Rich and rounded ripe fruit and ripe tannins, well - integrated. 13.5% abv. Ripe plum, anise, tart blackberry, minerality. Complex, robust, full bodied. Great pairing with roasted red meats, braised lamb shank and roasted root vegetables. Well-balanced with medium acidity, medium tannins, medium plus fruit. Long finish with persistence of stewed red and blackberry fruit. Tasted May 2017. 92 points
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Lovely! Aromas of plum, dried berries, smoke, leather, and spice. Medium bodied and luscious fruit on the palate, nicely integrated with some smoky notes and medium acidity. Lengthy medium+ finish. Enjoy with rustic dishes, lamb, mushrooms, or pork.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Alluring and smooth. Delicate aromas of stewed plum, tobacco, sage, and earthy underbrush billow from your glass while delectable mouthwatering flavours of plum, dried dates, anise and tanned leather linger on the palate. Enjoy this full-bodied Tuscan golden child with braised lamb. Tasted May 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Brunello Di Montalcino typically needs an extended aging period before it can be approached to drink. However, the Bonacchi Brunello (2010) is smooth and supple with floral, black fruit, leather and spice. Made with 100% hand-picked Sangiovese grapes, the wine has aged for 4 years, 2 of them in barrel. A very elegant wine, it has been nurtured with tender loving care. Pair it with a slow-cooked brisket, or meat-stuffed pasta and a rich tomato sauce. - Community Wine Reviews

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