2016 La Gerla Brunello di Montalcino

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$ 63.00
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$ 63.00

"La Gerla's 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is gorgeous, showing depths of earthy moist soil, minerals and hints of animal musk up front, giving way to crushed strawberry and cherry, getting spicy with lifting minerals yet retaining a rich character throughout. On the palate, silky textures are matched by cool-toned acids and refreshing moist mineral tones, as zesty cherry and cedar come forward. It's so balanced and smooth, with high energy lasting into the long finish, showing saturating spice and salty minerals, yet remaining cool-toned and precise. The 2015 is a beautifully balanced wine that’s firmly rooted in the earth." — Eric Guido of Vinous (04/20)

About La Gerla

On Montalcino's north side, La Gerla was originally owned by the pioneering Biondi-Santi winery, who created the first "Brunello di Montalcino." The story behind the sale is an amusing one, with Franco Biond-Santi's disgruntled sister selling this small slice to Sergio Rosso in 1976. Sergio made immediate changes to the farming and cellar practices to upgrade everything. Today, the estate encompasses 12 hectares, all of which are organically farmed.

Product Details
Price Range $60-$100
Wine Type Red
Grape Variety Sangiovese
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Vintage 2016
Bottle Size 750ml

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