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Biondi Santi 2001 Riserva Sangiovese (Brunello di Montalcino)

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  1. $400
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.  — M.L.  (3/1/2008)
95
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Biondi Santi 2008 Sangiovese (Brunello di Montalcino)

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From the grandson of the inventor of Brunello, this iconic bottling opens with a classic bouquet of rose, violet, berry and spice. The vibrant palate delivers bright wild cherry, white pepper and energizing mineral notes along with impeccable balance and finesse. It’s very elegant, with firm but supple tannins and still-nervous acidity. Give it time to unwind and…  — K.O.  (5/1/2014)
94
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Biondi Santi 2007 Riserva Sangiovese (Brunello di Montalcino)

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Thanks to having some of the highest vineyards in Montalcino, Biondi Santi was able to make a stunning Riserva in the hot and forward 2007 vintage. It opens with aromas of forest floor and dried rose petals. The palate showcases concentrated wild cherry and cinnamon-spice flavors alongside bracing tannins. The wine already boasts impressive depth and structure as…  — K.O.  (5/1/2014)
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Biondi Santi 2006 Riserva Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)

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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.  — M.L.  (10/1/2012)
93
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Biondi Santi 2007 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)

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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.  — M.L.  (10/1/2012)
93
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Biondi Santi 2006 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)

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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.  — M.L.  (4/1/2011)
93
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Biondi Santi 2004 Riserva Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)

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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.  — M.L.  (4/1/2010)
93
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Biondi Santi 2004 Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello di Montalcino)

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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.  — M.L.  (11/1/2009)
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