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2012 Eredi Fuligni - Brunello di Montalcino Riserva (Vigneti Dei Cottimelli)

abv 14.0%
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    SKU: 127134-2012-750-1B
    • Wine Spectator | Rating: 98

      Bright and juicy, this is packed with cherry, strawberry, floral and mineral aromas and flavors. Linear in shape and tightly wound, yet very pure, with a long, detailed aftertaste that pulls all the elements together. Best from 2021 through 2040. 350 cases imported.
      Drink Dates: 2021-2040
      Author: Bruce Sanderson
    • James Suckling | Rating: 98

      There's a very complex and fresh nose with elegant red cherries, spices and light herbal nuances. Smells very fresh. The palate has beautiful focus and depth with effortless rich dark and red cherries cast amid perfectly proportioned silk-smooth tannins. Long and so focused, the finish is superb. Try from 2022.
      Author: James Suckling
      Issue: December 2018
    • Vinous | Rating: 96

      Bright saturated red. Deep, pure aromas of raspberry, licorice and minerals; a whiff of white pepper and aromatic herbs emerges with air. Sweet, dense, chewy and powerful, offering superb depth and nuance to the rich red cherry, licorice and potpourri flavors. Tactile, serious and extremely long on the fine-grained, lifted finish. Yet another great wine from Fuligni, and a knockout Brunello Riserva.

      Drink Dates: 2024-2040
      Author: Ian D'Agata
      Issue: April 2018
    • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

      Mid ruby with narrow orange rim. Alluring cherry nose with minerally notes. Gorgeous intensity and length, the fruit streamlined with sappy acidity and fine, long tannins. Lots of class. Will give lots of pleasure for years to come. (WS)

      Drink Dates: 2022-2034
      Author: Walter Speller
      Issue: January 2018
    • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

      From the moment you put your nose into the bouquet, the 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva gives off heat, ripe fruit and power. Brunello from this warm vintage tends to be bold, muscular and emphatic, and this wine definitely supports that claim. Black cherry, prune and plum at the core are surrounded by soft oak spice and cinnamon. The Fuligni winemaking team has done its best to tame the fruit (and allow for the more delicate aromas to emerge), but this wine moves toward the bigger side of the Brunello spectrum nonetheless.
      Drink Dates: 2020-2032
      Author: Monica Larner
      Issue: 235
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  • The rolling hills of Tuscany are home to ancient vines that grew wild long before modern times. Sangiovese is the variety of the region's best-known wines, Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti. In recent years, “Super Tuscans"—blends including non-native Bordeaux varieties—have gained in popularity and acclaim. The region's Mediterranean climate, with its warmer average temperatures, provides ideal conditions for the development of rich, structured, and age-worthy wines. 

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 13 bottles owned
    • 5 collectors