Brunello Poggio Al Granchio 2016

Brunello di Montalcino / Val di Suga

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Tasting Notes

The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio al Granchio is a dark and rich expression of earth and black fruits, laced with crushed stone minerality and hints of sour citrus. There are depths of silky textures here yet also a lifted and cooling feel to the expression, giving way to zesty wild berries, savory spice, mint and inner florals. It's classically structured and showing only a glimpse of what's to come after time in the cellar, leaving an impression of poise and purity. The Poggio al Granchio is a gorgeous expression of the vintage, hailing from the Southeast of Montalcino and refined entirely in large Slavonian oak. Tasted twice with consistent results.

Score: 96

Eric Guido, Vinous.com Maturity: 2026-2038 30 November 2020

A dusty and mineral start to this, followed by dried lavender, smoke and truffle. It's full-bodied and juicy with a wealth of ripe cherries, wild strawberries and lemon peel. Ripe tannins. Tight and polished. Drink after 2023.

Score: 94

James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com Maturity: 2023+ 01 November 2020