Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2015 [1.5L MAGNUM] (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 100]  [WE 98] [VM 96] [WA 95+] [WS 93]

Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2015 [1.5L MAGNUM]
(Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 100] [WE 98] [VM 96] [WA 95+] [WS 93]

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Notes from the Winemaker:
This 100% Sangiovese Grosso is aged partly in Slavonian oak vats of about 30hl and partly in 5hl. tonneaux of French oak, for more than 3 years, followed by about one year in the bottle before release. Bursting at the seams with plum and cherry fruit sustained by firm, full structure and polished tannins.

Ratings & Reviews

100 Points - James Suckling:
"The purity of fruit on the nose is perfection with cherries, crushed raspberries, mineral, pumice and citrus fruit. Dust, too. Full body. Powerful, chewy tannins. So long and muscular, yet polished and formed. Most structured Brunello I have ever had from here. A wine for decades. Try after 2022." - (10 Sep, 2019)

98 Points & "Editor's Choice" - Wine Enthusiast Magazine:

"Rose, violet, camphor, wild berry and aromatic herb aromas are front and center in this gorgeous red. It's juicy, enveloping and delicious, doling out succulent black cherry, raspberry compote, licorice and baking spice alongside velvety tannins. Thanks to the estate's vineyards north of Montalcino, it has freshness and mid-term staying power. Drink 2022–2030." Kerin O’Keefe (5/1/2020)

96 Points - Vinous:
"Fuligni's 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is dark and alluring, pulling me closer to the glass with each swirl, as a mix of ripe black cherry, rosemary, smoke, and moist earth lift from the glass, with sweet florals and a bit of animal musk developing over time. On the palate, it glides across the senses like silk, with ripe dark red fruits paving the way for sweet spice, as saline-minerals slowly saturate in a display that was perfectly balanced and not missing a single step. The finish is long, showing the first notes of tannic heft, with dried red fruits and minerals. The 2015 Fuligni Brunello balances its beautifully ripe fruit with classic tannins and a truly gorgeous perfumed character. It’s sure to have a lot of fans, and as it youthfully closes up in the glass. I can imagine a long life ahead for it. " - Eric Guido (Apr 2020)

95+ Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"Fuligni is on a short list of the best wine estates in Montalcino. The 2015 Brunello di Montalcino is fragrant and delicate, showing a level of precision and elegance that pushes the limits of this terrific vintage. The wine is fresh and buoyant with ample primary fruit and acidity to carry it over multiple decades of cellar aging. The bouquet reveals a slow succession of wild berry, rose, crushed flowers and graphite-like aromas with spice and licorice. The mouthfeel is structured, firm and built to last." - Monica Larner (15th Oct 2020)

93 Points - Wine Spectator Magazine:
"Ripe and polished, delivering plum, black cherry, licorice, tar and leather flavors, backed by a solid structure and revealing fine balance overall. Lacks the complexity of the best 2015s, but impressive and long nonetheless. Best from 2022 through 2039. 5,500 cases made, 2,200 cases imported." - BS (Jun 30, 2020)