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Brunello Riserva Filo di Seta, Castello Romitorio 2016

SubregionBrunello di Montalcino

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Italy2016Brunello Riserva Filo di Seta, Castello Romitorio

Packed in 3 bottle Original Wooden Cases

3 bottle minimum order

BT1 \ 3154,680.001298 EG1552098.0098.00Brunello Riserva Filo di Seta, Romitorio0.7510
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Tasting Notes

After tasting and loving the annata, I had high expectations for the 2016 Brunello di Montalcino Filo di Seta Riserva. This is youthfully restrained and grumbling in the glass, but it’s worth waiting for, as a captivating display of mentholated herbs, dusty rose, lavender, black cherries, hints of animal musk and crushed ashen stone evolves before your eyes. It’s deeply textural and polished in feel, but also full of zesty, cooling acidity that enlivens the sultry core of dark fruits and exotic spices. A saturation of tannin coats the palate, creating a massively structured and long finale with lingering remnants of salted licorice and inner violet tones. The 2016 Riserva Filo di Seta may be a masterpiece in the making, though it will be many years before it shows all of its hidden beauty. 2026-2040

Eric Guido, vinous.com, December 2021
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