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2007 Canalicchio Brunello di Montalcino

ITEM 7951803 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased at retail

Bidder Amount Total
Pkanders $45 $45
$45
Item Sold Amount Date
I7951803 1 $45 Sep 19, 2021
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RATINGS

93Vinous / IWC

...rich, fleshy wine endowed with layers of expressive red fruit, flowers, spices and licorice. All of the elements are beautifully balanced in this sumptuous, highly expressive Brunello.

93James Suckling

Blackberries and black cherries, with hints of flowers. Full body, with fine tannins and a fruity finish. Lovely balanced and texture.

15Jancis Robinson

REGION

Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino is regarded as one of Italy’s best appellations. Located in south central Tuscany below Chianti, the wines of Brunello di Montalcino DOCG are made of a Sangiovese clone called “brunello,” which means “little dark one,” a reference to the brown tones in the skin of the grape. Unlike some Tuscan appellations that allow other grapes to be blended with Sangiovese, Brunello di Montalcino is entirely Sangiovese. Montalcino itself is a picturesque, hill-top town not especially well known for wine production until the mid-19th century, when a local vineyard owner isolated the brunello clone and planted it. Other growers followed suit. Nevertheless it wasn’t until 1970s that wine enthusiasts started paying attention to Brunello di Montalcino, which by then was becoming an outstanding wine. Today there are 120 estates in the DOCG, up from about 25 estates in 1975. Brunellos in general are bigger, darker, more tannic and more powerful wines than Chiantis or most other Sangioveses. By law they must be aged for four years, and two of those years must be in wooden barrels.