Immediately, you know you are before a great Brunello with bright fruit aromas backed by forest floor, balsam notes, bramble, blue flowers, red apple and mint. The presence of wood is all but invisible and the wine sings true to its territory and tradition. The wine’s natural acidity and intensity promise a long and glorious aging future before it.
Biondi-Santi performs exceptionally well in elegant vintages like 2006. This wine is balanced and fresh, with lingering notes of wild berry, white cherry, cola, spice and dark chocolate. Age this wine 10 years or more.
An iconic wine of Italy and deservedly so, Biondi-Santi captures the spirit of the 2007 vintage with his clear fruit interpretations of red cherry, blackberry and cassis. The wine shows power, structure and fresh acidity that drives the long finish.
This gorgeous wine from Biond-Santi represents one of the best Brunellos ever made by this storied Montalcino producer. The wine is clean, fresh and shows a slow, steady evolution in the glass. It is also more concentrated, rich and intense than recent vintages.
The excellent 2004 vintage shines through in this traditional expression of Brunello. Biond-Santi’s wines speak highly of the territory they come from. The acidity and tight berry flavors recall the hillside vineyards at Il Greppo and the aromatic complexity shows the best of Montalcino. The wine is fine, elegant, sophisticated and built to last. Drink after 2020.
Earthy tones of moist clay, tobacco, leather and light shadings of spice open the nose of this delicate and elegant wine. In the mouth, the wine’s natural acidity kicks in and washes clean over the palate with fresh flavors of wild berry and red currants. The finish is long and persuasive and shows the best of Sangiovese Grosso.
Little changes at Biondi-Santi. The tannins on this huge 1997 are dense, almost impenetrable. The flavors are of cherry, tobacco, old wood and solid, black fruits. The aftertaste is all tannin at this stage. Despite this rigorous adherence to tradition, the 1997 seems a touch less overwhelming than previous vintages of this classic wine. Nevertheless, age for at…
The main aspect that sets Biondi-Santi apart is the delicate nature of its aromas. This is an elegant and feminine Brunello with bright berry nuances, floral notes, wild cherry and cola tones. There are subtle hints of vanilla and spice in the mouth with bright acidity. The 2005 vintage should hold another 10–15 years.