2015 Lisini Brunello di Montalcino

Sant`Angelo in Colle, Tuscany, Italy ITALY
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Sangiovese (all)
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94 points, Eric Guido, vinous.com, April 2020 17.5 points, Walter Speller, jancisrobinson.com, January 2020
96 points, Michaela Morris, Decanter.com, February 2020
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2015 Lisini Brunello di Montalcino

Media Reviews

Eric Guido

The 2015 Brunello di Montalcino dark and rich, showing ripe black cherries and plum, with layers of haunting florals, exotic brown spice and smoky mineral tones. On the palate, a wave of polished textures wash across the senses, ushering in juicy black cherry with sweet herbal and floral undertones, with zesty spices and vibrant acidity adding a refreshing quality. The finish is long and remarkably fresh, an example of how the warmth of Sant’Angelo in Colle can be tempered by a deft hand, as fine tannins come forward, balanced by mouthwatering acidity and punctuated by residual pure red berry fruit. It’s a wine that’s very easy to love, with near term appeal and potential for the cellar. 94 points

Walter Speller

Tasted blind. Concentrated mid ruby. Firm cherry nose. Richness and depth on the palate and at the same time still compact. Perfect balance on the palate with fine, long, powdery tannins. Real fireworks still to come. 17.5 points

Michaela Morris

With vineyards between Sant`Angelo in Colle and Castelnuovo dell`Abate on the inner edge of the Sesta district, Lisini`s vineyards are cleansed by constant breezes from the Tuscan Coast. Stony soils with an important underpinning of limestone as well as elevations over 300 metres help preserve freshness in their wines. The 2015 is beautifully fragrant, almost exotic in character. Plump red fruit and sweet summer herbs fill the mouth but rather than being heavy, this is poised and transparent. Ample powdery tannins are fine and lead to a tangy marine finish. 96 points

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