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Il Palazzone Brunello di Montalcino 2000

Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
  • WS 90
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Winemaker Notes

Characterized by a deep ruby color with garnet hues. Bursts of cherry, ripe plum and hints of bay leaf are balanced with overtones of chocolate, spices and licorice a light tannic structure and a long silky finish.

"Extremely attractive aromas of plum and coffee follow through to full-bodied palate, with velvety tannins and a medium finish. Delicious already. Very close to the 1999 in quality. Always outstanding."
James Suckling, Wine Spectator May 15, 2005. 90 points.

Critical Acclaim

WS 90
Wine Spectator

Il Palazzone

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Il Palazzone, , Italy
Il Palazzone
Il Palazzone, or "The Big Palace" is a small estate that has been producing wine for over ten years. While the estate is roughly 20 acres, the land authorized for the production of Brunello di Montalcino is a mere 10 acres. Obviously, a property of these dimensions creates a tightly controlled environment which is determined by its owner. A New Yorker and a wine lover, not necessarily in that order, the proud owner takes an... View More