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Tenuta di Sesta Brunello di Montalcino 2012

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Aroma: Intense, broad bouquet, elegant, rich in scents of mellow red fruits, spicy in notes of liquorice and tobacco. Flavour: Dry, soft with velvet tannins, balanced, very intense, very persistent and elegant. Pairing: Brunello pairs with roasts, game, red meats, rich first courses, with sauches and seasoned cheese.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Tenuta di Sesta
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • wa92

Wine AdvocateThe Tenuta di Sesta 2012 Brunello di Montalcino presents evolved aromas of dried fruit, leather, spice and pipe tobacco. The wine opens to a dark garnet color with reddish colors that resemble brick or terra-cotta. These characteristics give the wine a savory and rugged quality that will appeal to those who love the tastes and flavors of aged Sangiovese. Despite the wine's untamed personality, it does offer subdued finesse in the mouth. This wine gives you the typicity of Sangiovese as well as the elegance of an aged Italian classic.

Monica Larner, February 28, 2017
  • we90

Wine EnthusiastThis opens with tobacco, dark spice, forest floor and leather aromas. The palate offers dried black cherry, licorice and clove flavors, set against tightly wound, taut tannins. It still needs a few years to come together. Drink 2019-2025.

Kerin O'Keefe, April 1, 2017