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Carione Brunello Di Montalcino 2011 Wine Review

Carione Brunello Di Montalcino 2011

Carione Brunello Di Montalcino 2011

D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Carione

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

More Vintages: 2007  2006 

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Immediately upon pouring this fine wine you're greeted with rich and inviting aromas that draw you in with intrigue and piqued interest. Ruby red with a garnet hue, the nose shows rich plum, cherry, balsamic, leather, spice, and dried herbs. Flavours of cherry, plum, balsamic, and leather persist on the long finish. Smooth with great balance between the sweet fruit and rustic notes, acid, and integrated tannins. Although many Brunellos require a decade to arrive at their sweet spot, Carione's 2011 is absolutely beautiful right now so why wait! Enjoy 2016-2022. Fantastic value and a terrific Brunello if you're looking for an affordable option. Tasted December 2016. 93 points. Matt Steeves
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A fantastic Brunello. Brilliant ruby red with a garnet hue. Tart red fruit, black olive, cherry and ripe plum with a hint of aged leather. Mouthwatering acidity, medium tannins offering complexity and structure with layered fruit. Well-balanced with integrated fruit and alcohol. Medium long finish with persistence of ripe plum and leather. Great value and ready to enjoy. Paired well with beef rouladin. Tasted Dec 2016. Rated 92/00. Bespoketastings.ca

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