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Caprili Brunello di Montalcino (2016)

Regular price $57.89 USD
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95 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 30th Nov 2020

"The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino makes a great first impression thanks to the purity and intensity of the fruit. Those two things — purity and intensity — can sometimes be uncomfortable bedfellows, but this expression from Caprili unites them in happy marriage. The bouquet opens to bright red fruit, cola, chopped mint and blue flower. There is a lot of beautiful energy on hand. The wine is smooth and silky, giving it both near and long-term appeal. This is a 45,000-bottle release." (95 pts.)

 

94 Vinous Nov 2020

"An initial burst of medicinal red fruits and exotic spice evolves into a more refined expression of dusty roses, cedar and wild strawberries, as the 2016 Caprili Brunello di Montalcino unfolds in the glass. The textures are silky in feel, contrasted by an intense wave of tart berries and salty minerals, all carried across a core of zesty acids. This shows the radiance of the 2016 vintage, along with rounded tannins which add poise without ever robbing the expression of its vibrancy, culminating in a totally classic and fully satisfying finale." (94 pts.)