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    Valdicava Brunello Riserva Madonna del Piano 2001
    Sangiovese - Piedmont, Italy

    Ratings

    • WS100
    • RP96
    Price: $349.00
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 100 Wine Spectator, 96 The Wine Advocate

    Region: Piedmont, Italy

    Varietal: Sangiovese

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Big & Bold

    Item no. 121277

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Madonna del Piano is the first single-vineyard in Montalcino. Valdicava makes some of the most intense, richly flavored Brunello's coming out of Montalcino today. Their philosophy is to work more in the vineyards to respect the balance of the place. The winery likes to produce a Brunello that represents the best tradition in structure and aromatics with more elegance, harmony and fruit.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Mind-blowing aromas of crushed berries, meat, blackberry and violet. Full-bodied, with layers of incredibly velvety tannins and a long, long finish. This is so complex and long, and the mouthfeel is spellbinding. Develops wonderfully in the glass, becoming more and more rich with air. One of the greatest Brunellos I have ever tasted.

    100 Points
    Wine Spectator

    The 2001 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Madonna del Piano is another remarkable wine. It is a ripe, ample Brunello with tons of fruit. Compared to the broad-shouldered 1999, the 2001 possesses a touch greater detail and more finesse in its tannins. This is a beautifully delineated, chiseled wine of the highest level. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2023.

    96 Points
    The Wine Advocate
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