A superb balance of power and elegance, this great grand cru allies intense, velvety dark stone fruit flavors to complex notes of spice, earth and oak which repeat the bouquet, supported by firm, lingering tannins.
Medium red. Soil-driven aromas of smoke, mocha and earth. Suave and smoky, with a strong element of flinty minerality dominating the palate today. All about terroir, and yet I'd like to have seen more early treble tones.
The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere is richer, deeper and fleshier than the regular bottling, but in 2007 the Lucere also possesses terrific balance, something that the 2006 never had. Dark red cherries, flowers, mint and... Read More