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1999 CastelGiocondo Brunello di Montalcino

  • 91 WA
  • 95 WS
  • 89 IWC
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SKU: 118714-1999-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 89

    ($53) Good medium ruby color. Superripe aroma of kirsch Sweet, dense and a bit youthfully musclebound, with concentrated flavors of black cherry, blackberry and Valrhona chocolate. Still a bit folded in on itself, but this is solid, young and built to age. May ultimate merit an outstanding rating. (Robert Mondavi Imports, Napa, CA)
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: September/October 2004
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 95

    A tight and chewy wine, with full body and lots of raisin and spice character. Impressive, ripe tannins. Thick and powerful; needs time in the bottle. From one of the most serious producers in Montalcino now. 21,660 cases made.
    Drink Dates: 2007+
    Author: James Suckling
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    The 1999 Brunello di Montalcino is, for me the best produced to date (though there will unquestionably be a Riserva from the vintage next year), a blackish garnet with a sizeable and warm nose of plums, resin, liquorice, and chocolate and a substantial, firm, and intense palate, sustained and lingering on the aftertaste.
    Author: Daniel Thomases
  • Self | Rating: 91

    Author: Juan K
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Author: SilverBelz
  • Self | Rating: 85

    Disappointing. made me think that the wine is over the hill. Need to get to the next 4 bottles soon.
    Author: Munish
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Drank with Mike & Carol, beautiful deep dark ruby red, soft fragrant nose of wild flowers, and berries, well integrated tannins, and a nice finish of about 45 seconds.
    Drink Dates: 2009-2012
    Author: David 429
  • Self | Rating: 86

    Medicinal, forestfloor but very unpleasant forestfloor.
    Author: Ilya S
  • Self | Rating: 18

    Nice color still - earth and fruit. Good balance with tobacco, cherry, vanilla. Still a good amount of tannins. Really good! I would buy more without a doubt...
    Drink Dates: 2012-2015
    Author: nothoi

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 777 bottles owned
  • 169 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 89
    (Out of 169 collectors)