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1997 Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 750mL

Sku 165803
  • Appellation Brunello Di Montalcino
  • Country Italy
  • Producer Biondi Santi
  • Size 750 Ml
  • Varietal Sangiovese
  • Vintage 1997
  • Wine Type Red
  • Product Wine Imported

Regular Price: $895.00

Special Price $805.50

Regular Price: $895.00

Special Price $805.50

Scores
  1. 95 Wine Spectator Notes

    A ripe expression, showing broad shoulders, this is still monolithic and dense at 15 years. Cherry, plum and stony aromas and flavors are supported by fresh acidity and dusty tannins. The tight finish contains a mineral element. Opens up with time in the glass, but could use another 5 to 10 years of aging.--Biondi-Santi non-blind retrospective (July 2012). Best from 2020 through 2060. 1,478 cases made. -Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator

  2. 96+ Wine Advocate Notes

    This older release is paired with the 2011 Riserva in a special packaging effort now proposed by the new management team at Tenuta Greppo. The Biondi-Santi 1997 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva was never previously reviewed; therefore, I am very excited to add an official record of this stunning wine to our database. This vintage delivers structure and age-worthy intensity that should carry it forward successfully for more years ahead. However, if you decide to pop the cork now, rest assured that this excellent Brunello has now entered its prime drinking window. The bouquet is polished and fine, with wild fruit aromas that segue to balsam herb and licorice. The finish is long and extremely polished. This is a real beauty. -Monica Larner, Wine Advocate

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