Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2016 - Domaine Franey
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Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2016
SKU: 05875

Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino 2016

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750ml
$124.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Fuligni
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Deep ruby in color, fruity and floral bouquet with subtle spice; silky, structured and well balanced, with soft, noble tannins. Pairs well with rich, structured dishes, red meat, game, aged cheese.
Wine Enthusiast
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Enticingly fragrant, this opens with heady aromas of rose, violet, new leather, truffle and a whiff of camphor. Vibrant and focused, the chiseled, elegant palate is all about finesse, delivering bright red cherry, orange zest, licorice and white pepper framed in taut, refined tannins. Bright acidity keeps it superbly balanced and fresh. It's already drinking beautifully but hold for even more complexity. Drink 2024-2036.

Kerin O'Keefe, May 1, 2021
Vinous
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Dark, inward and intense, the 2016 Brunello di Montalcino is a towering effort that will thrill collectors for many years to come. It arrives in waves, first black fruits evolving to red, then sage and earthy minerals, followed by brown spice and, finally, hints of tobacco. Youthfully dense, velvety and in no hurry to unfurl the complex web of fruit, minerals and tannins found within, this instead leaves you guessing at what's to come. That said, there's perfect symmetry here, along with the combination of structure and primary intensity to guarantee many years of positive maturation. Hints of licorice, currant and baker's chocolate linger long. This is simply gorgeous.

Eric Guido, November 2020
Wine Spectator
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A core of cherry and kirsch marks this vivid, linear red, packing strawberry, floral, sanguine, iron and tobacco notes into a slim frame. Balanced and structured, ends with a lingering impression of ripe fruit and savory elements. Best from 2024 through 2045. 5,000 cases made, 1,650 cases imported.

Bruce Sanderson, June 30, 2021