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Donatella Cinelli Colombini - Casato Prime Donne

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

    • Description :

      This wine comes from the 2 small vineyards of 13 hectares each which surround the 16th century building, Casato "Prime Donne." Among the barrels are frescoes of the history of Montalcino. This award-winning wine undergoes regular alcoholic fermentation lasting 15 days. The wine is aged for at least three and a half years in oak barrels and tonneaux.

      Grape varieties :

      Sangiovese Grosso

      Altitude :

      225m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      20 years old

      Grape yield :

      4 tons per hectare

      Exposure :

      South, Southeast

      Soil :

      Pliocene (sedimentary rock) and clay

      Alcohol :

      14%

      Tasting notes :

      Ruby red color with a nose rich in spices with hints of vanilla and nuances of ripe berries. Elegant and harmonious palate with good tannins.

Press Notes

  • Decanter
    • 2015
      93 points
    • 2013
      91 points
    • 2012
      92 points
  • The Wine Advocate
    • 2016
      95 points
    • 2015, 2010
      94 points
    • 2014
      91 points
    • 2013, 2011, 2007, 2006
      92 points
    • 2012
      93 points
  • Wine Spectator
    • 2016, 2015, 2006
      94 points
    • 2014, 2008, 2007
      90 points
    • 2012, 2011, 2010
      93 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2016
      94 points
    • 2015
      95 points
    • 2012
      92 points
    • 2011
      93 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2016
      93 points
    • 2013
      92 points
    • 2011
      91 points
  • Wine Enthusiast
    • 2015, 2013
      92 points
    • 2014, 2009
      91 points
  • Wine & Spirits
    • 2015
      92 points
  • Gambero Rosso
    • 2015
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