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  • Weinklassiker: Brunello
  • Rebsorte: 100% Sangiovese
  • Anbau: konventionell
  • Ausbau: 42 Monate Holzfass
  • vegane Klärung: Ja
  • Filtration: Nein
  • Alkoholgehalt: 13,50 % vol
  • Gesamtextrakt: 29,85 g/l
  • Gesamtsäure: 5,48 g/l
  • Restzucker: 1,56 g/l
  • Sulfit: 79 mg/l
  • ph-Wert: 3,31
  • Verschluss: Naturkorken
  • Trinktemperatur: 18-20 °C
  • Lagerpotenzial: 2050+
  • Allergenhinweis: enthält Sulfite

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Brunello di Montalcino “Greppo” Riserva DOCG

CHF 529.00Preis
  • "Ich habe immer ausgewogene Weine und Weine mit besonderem Charakter bevorzugt. Weine, die ein ausgewogenes Verhältnis zwischen Körper, Geruch, Tanninen und Säure aufweisen. Alte und auch sehr alte Weine, die gereift sind, ohne ihre charakteristischen Merkmale zu verlieren. Weine, die die Tradition des Weinbaugebietes und die lokale Vielfalt wiederspiegeln." Franco Biondi Santi

    Lediglich 38 Jahrgänge des Brunello di Montalcino Riserva waren seit 1888 erhältlich – 24 davon entstanden unter der Leitung von Franco Biondi Santi. 2012 Riserva ist der letzte Jahrgang, der von Franco selbst beaufsichtigt wurde und der ihm auch gewidmet ist. Ein Meilenstein in der Geschichte von Biondi Santi. SUPERIORE.DE

    "Warmer, aber nicht zu heißer Sommer, Ende August etwas Niederschläge, September dann Abkühlung; Lesebeginn am 10. September. Strahlendes, kraftvolles Rubin-Granat, aufhellender Rand. Zeigt in der Nase Noten nach frischen Herzkirschen, viel Granatapfel, im Hintergrund etwas Safran. Dichtes, kraftvolles Tannin prägt den Verlauf, öffnet sich in vielen Schichten, salzig und tiefgründig, hat ­alles für ein langes Leben!" FALSTAFF

    "A glorious nose to the wine with blackberries, plums, balsamic, mushrooms and bark. Floral. Some tile and terracotta undertones. Full-bodied with fine tannins and vivid, linear acidity running through the middle palate. Light toffee and smoke. Extremely long and lively. Traditional, yet very clean and beautiful. Drinkable now, but better after 2025." JAMES SUCKLING

    "Luminous garnet red. Perfumed nose of orange peel, cinnamon, sour red cherries, strawberries, talcum powder, and old fine leather, plus sneaky hints of slightly air-dried berries (not surprising, given how hot 2012 was, even taking into consideration that Biondi-Santi is one of the first estates to pick each year). Then juicy and dense with a silky mouthfeel to the flavors of red berries, blood orange and spices. Finishes long and silky now, but this specific Brunello Riserva was especially austere in its youth and so the estate decided to release it one year later than usual for sale. The wine carries an extra label "Dedicato a Franco Biondi Santi” (dedicated to Franco Biondi Santi) who passed away in 2013; CEO Giampiero Bertolino explained to me that everyone at the estate believed this wine was a real snapshot of Franco and the Brunellos he most enjoyed drinking, and so it was decided to dedicate it to him. Actually, there’s an air-dried quality to this wine that is absolutely enchanting, if in my opinion not altogether typical of Franco’s work. No matter, it’s one of the top three Brunello Riservas of the 2012 vintage." VINOUS

    "You will notice the dedication printed below the label of the wine label. It reads: "Dedicato a Franco Biondi Santi." Indeed, the Biondi-Santi 2012 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is the last vintage made by the towering father figure of Brunello whom most everyone referred to as the "gentleman of Montalcino." Il Dottore, as he was also respectfully addressed, died at age 91 in April 2013, and he was very active in the winery as this magnificent wine took shape. This Riserva is a true work of beauty. It is released one year later than usual. The wine reflects the natural heft and power of the 2012 vintage, and it also shows that distinctive open-knit and accessible personality that characterizes this warm and sunny growing season. Il Dottore's magic touch is revealed in the level of fine detail and precision that transcends vintage, grape and territory. That extreme focus is an achievement of this estate alone located in the celebrated Il Greppo property. This Brunello pours from the bottle with a magnificent garnet color, and it evolves in the glass with dark fruit, candied orange peel, spice, licorice, anise seed, cola and balsam herb. The aromas are magical and ethereal, albeit slightly ripe and soft as expected of this vintage." ROBERT PARKER

    "2012 is considered a warm vintage, more dry than hot and with an advanced harvest on 10 September: quite early for a Sangiovese from higher vineyards in Montalcino. The age of the vines has helped to give the wine outstanding complexity. It shows the typical freshness of Biondi Santi with red currant, pomegranate and orris root aromas, becoming more austere on the palate with rhubarb radice flavour, firm acidity and firm yet ripe tannins. The extraction is great and the tight-knit integration between fruit and structural elements gives it the depth to age for decades." DECANTER

    "This is the final Riserva to benefit from the late Franco Biondi Santi's masterful hand. It boasts enticing scents of rose, underbrush, red berry, new leather and crushed mint. The chiseled palate features succulent Morello cherry, pomegranate, orange zest, star anise and a hint of tobacco, all framed in taut, polished tannins. Firm acidity lends youthful tension and keeps it impeccably balanced." WINE ENTHUSIAST

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