Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Vigna Spuntali
Wine & Spirits
Val di Suga owns vineyard plots in three different sectors of the Montalcino zone and vinifies the fruit seperatley to produce three single-site wines. Vigna Spuntali lies southwest of the town, just 25 miles from the Tyrrhenian Sea, where sandy soils and long, sunny days produced a boldly ripe wine saturated with fleshy cherry and plum flavors. The wine aged for two years in a 300-liter French oak barrels that enhanced the richness with notes of toasted almond and dark spice. It's powerful wine destined for the cellar.
Underbrush, plum, crushed herb and French oak aromas mingle with a whiff of new leather. On the structured elegant palate, fine-grained tannins support sour cherry, red currant, ground clove and espresso alongside bright acidity. Drink 2021–2028.
A powerful red, with dense tannins buoying the black cherry, plum, tobacco, soy and tar flavors. Ample sweet fruit midpalate offsets the structure, while the finish echoes the tar and soy notes. Best from 2023 through 2040.
Good full red. Musky and mineral accents complicate the aromas of raspberry, flint and violet on the enticing nose. A step up in refinement and precision from Poggio al Granchio, with a thrilling silky texture to the tactile flavors of raspberry, red cherry, crushed stone and cinnamon. Wonderfully pure, boasting very fine tannins and lingering sweetness...