- Val di Suga
Critical Acclaim: 2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
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Val Di Suga Sell Sheet
- Val di SugaBrunello di Montalcino DOCG – 2013vinous92 Points
Good medium red-ruby. Musky aromas of ripe red cherry, spicy dark plum, tobacco, cedar and menthol. Then lively and perfumed but tight on the palate, showing lovely energy and focus to the flavors of cherry, spices and cedar. Finishes long, clean and youthfully imploded, with a firm tannic spine and enough fruit to stand the test of time. Lovely classic Brunello.
- Val di SugaBrunello di Montalcino DOCG Vigna Spuntali – 2013vinous94 Points
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...
- Val di SugaBrunello di Montalcino DOCG Poggio al Granchio – 2013vinous92 Points
Medium red. Musky red berries, red cherry and flowers on the nose, complicated by menthol and herbs. Sweet, fleshy and round on entry, in a rather open, appealing style. Rising tannins provide a slightly drying mouthcoating sensation. Finishes with good energy and sneaky subtle persistence.
- Val di SugaBrunello di Montalcino DOCG Poggio al Granchio – 2013The Wine Advocate94 Points
One of three single-vineyard expressions from Val di Suga, the 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Poggio al Granchio opens to a nicely saturated color and beautifully intense aromas. Fruit is sourced from a site located in the southeast quadrant of Montalcino where steep diurnal shifts help to sharpen and maximize those pretty fruit aromas...