Aromas of blueberry and blackberry, with hints of lilac. Full and velvety, with powerful chewy tannins, but so well-defined and polished. Very long and intense, with bright acidity. Needs time to come together. Best after 2012.
The 2004 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva reveals gorgeous clarity, precision and richness in a generous, enveloping style. The fruit remains incredibly pure and almost primary at this stage, suggesting the wine has many years of fine drinking ahead of it. Deceptively medium in body, Fuligni’s Riserva has plenty of tannic clout to back up the sexy, opulent fruit. A layered, impeccable finish rounds out this utterly brilliant Riserva. Readers will not want to miss this fabulous Brunello from Fuligni. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024.
Located on the eastern rocky slopes of Montalcino, Fuligni is a family-owned estate that produces notable Brunello di Montalcino wines. Split amongst four vineyards, Fuligni has 10 hectares of dominantly Sangiovese vines producing its Brunello, Brunello Reserve, Rosso DOC, and IGT Toscana. Fuligni’s “Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2010” received a nearly perfect score from wine critic James Suckling.
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