San Felice Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino Il Quercione 2006
Complex aromas of dried porcini and blackberries follow though to a full body, with silky tannins and a beautiful depth of fruit. Hints of chilies and spices with the fruit. Delicious wine. Drink now or hold.
Good deep, bright red. Ripe, musky aromas of plum, mocha, dried flowers and underbrush. Supple and rich but quite dry; densely packed and nicely delineated, with little easy sweetness. Good saline minerality contributes to the impression of energy and structure. Finishes with good lift and lingering perfume, not to mention a firm tannic spine. I'd hold this for six or seven years before pulling the cork.
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