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Poggio Il Castellare Brunello di Montalcino 2004

Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
  • WS 96
  • WE 91
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Winemaker Notes

#11 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2009

Obtained from Sangiovese Grosso, a strong and generous vine, it is a wine that expresses the intensity and the strenght of the soil where it comes from.

Critical Acclaim

WS 96
Wine Spectator

Dried dark fruit on the nose, verging on date and prune. Full-bodied, with a dense palate of ripe fruit and supersilky tannins. This is a deep and beautiful red, delivering lots of subtle character. Fascinating. One of the undiscovered treasures of the vintage. Best after 2011. 2,000 cases made.

WE 91
Wine Enthusiast

Poggio Il Castellare has taken leaps and bounds in quality over the past few years and this vintage boasts a sophisticated and penetrating wine with cherry, spice, vanilla and toast. There’s a strong oak element here but it coexists comfortably with the natural fruit.

Poggio Il Castellare

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The considerable prestige of the wines made in the Montalcino area was well known way back in Etruscan times. The Etruscans developed active settlements on these hills. The Poggio Il Castellare farm is inspired by the archaeological finds of an ancient village -ruins of houses and towers-, and the Baroncini family has dedicated its name to the historical roots of Brunello and viticultural products of the surrounding area. The landscape is that of the delightful Val d’Orcia, from which, way up high, it is possible to see the profile of... View More