Castello di Velona 2004 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)
Big, rich and concentrated, this hefty Brunello is bursting with blackberry, plums, black slate, brimstone, redwood and exotic spice. It’s a chewy, astringent wine with lush density and long persistency. It’s so big, in fact, this wine might be hard to pair with delicate foods.
Castello di Velona 2005 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)
Here’s a smooth but sophisticated Brunello with a wide range of aromas that go from cured meat and wet earth to blackberry and ripe cherry. The wine boasts succulent fruit tones with chewy tannins and long cherry flavors that show territorial character.
Castello di Velona 2007 Sangiovese Grosso (Rosso di Montalcino)
From one of the most respected producers in Montalcino, this bright Rosso offers layers of spice, berry fruit, dried currants, black cherry and mesquite wood. There are also mineral tones and the wine is smooth and silky on the close.