Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2018
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Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino 2018, crafted by the skilled winemaker Andrea Cortonesi, captivates the senses with its alluring aromas of ripe black cherries, luscious plums, and hints of earthy walnuts, interlaced with a delicate cedar undertone. This full-bodied wine boasts a dense palate, revealing rich, velvety tannins that harmonize seamlessly with its complex and lingering finish. Carefully selected Sangiovese grapes from the esteemed Brunello di Montalcino region contribute to the creation of this exceptional vintage, showcasing the dedication and expertise of the Uccelliera estate.
Acclaimed by wine critics, this 2018 Brunello di Montalcino receives high praise for its refined and nuanced characteristics. With 94 points from Wine Advocate, it is recognized for its firm structure and textured richness, accompanied by a lingering velvety quality. Awarded 92 points by Decanter, the wine is celebrated for its restrained yet intense style, marked by enticing notes of wood, spice, and a robust core of acidity. Jeb Dunnuck’s 96-point rating highlights the wine’s modern flair, emphasizing its lush yet balanced profile, enveloped in layers of fruity and savory notes, poised for graceful aging. James Suckling, awarding 93 points, commends its creamy texture, delectable fruit notes, and finely grained tannins that culminate in a juicy and satisfying finish. Vinous, awarding 94 points, acknowledges its multifaceted bouquet, luxurious silkiness, and the invigorating blend of fruit and herbal elements, making it a standout Brunello of the vintage.
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The Brunello di Montalcino wine region, nestled in the heart of southern central Tuscany, Italy, is a historic and prestigious destination for wine enthusiasts worldwide. Its rich history dates back to the early 14th century when the first records of red wines from Montalcino emerged. The region gained recognition for its wine when French mercenary leader Blaise de Montluc, during the siege of Montalcino, discovered the remarkable qualities of the local wine.
However, it was in the 1870s that the modern Brunello di Montalcino style took shape, largely thanks to the pioneering efforts of... ...Check Region for more information