2017 Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Poggio Antico
Vintage 2017
Grape Sangiovese
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2024 - 2038
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The Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino and the Riserva are distributed through the Place du Bordeaux - so always around September of the year, the negociances in Bordeaux distribute the always scarce wines worldwide among the only affiliated wine distributors, including Grandcru wines . Poggio Antico is one of the highest estates in Tuscany. In 1984 it was bought by Giancarlo and Nuccia Gloder and in 2017 by a Belgian company.

Poggio Antico is a certified organic winery starting with the 2020 vintage. In the past year, the winery has been adapted to include more cement and steel vats in the fermentation area. The goal is to pursue smaller batch vinifications from specific vineyards. Poggio Antico has also planted two new hectares of vines in the prized I Poggi area and plans to add more new vines in 2021. There is also a replanting in the vineyard making the IGT Toscana Madre (a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon) - the replanting will last until 2026.

Poggio Antico is Brunello di Montalcino is made with 100% home grown Sangiovese and it is produced in the traditional way to let the purity of the grape shine. The wine is aged for a long time (3 years) and bottle refinement (1 year) for more depth and complexity in the wine.

The Brunello di Montalcino 2017 offers a pure and classic expression of the vintage with bright fruit notes, wild cherry, roasted nut, blue flower and forest floor. While the other wines in the Poggio Antico portfolio are matured in smaller tonneaux, this wine is matured in large Slavic barrels instead. You can taste the clarity of the fruit, and it's all very beautiful. Grapes come from a 13 hectare site at 500 meters altitude. The vineyards are the highest in the region and contribute to the freshness of the wine. The name of this area is I Poggi, and the soil here is a bit lighter and rockier with both schistous galestro and limestone alberese. The wine is very delicate with floral aromas and a silky mouthfeel. Parker ends his review with " ...There is a lot of fresh fruit here, and the tannins are quite soft and supple "

Vineyard for 2017 Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino

The Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino and the Riserva are distributed through the Place du Bordeaux - so always around September of the year, the negociances in Bordeaux distribute the always scarce wines worldwide among the only affiliated wine distributors, including Grandcru wines. Poggio Antico is one of the highest estates in Tuscany. In 1984 it was bought by Giancarlo and Nuccia Gloder and in 2017 by a Belgian company.

Poggio Antico is a certified organic winery starting with the 2020 vintage. Over the past year, the winery has been modified to include more cement and steel vats in the fermentation area. The aim is to pursue smaller batch vinifications from specific vineyards. Poggio Antico has also planted two new hectares of vines in the prized I Poggi area and plans to add more new vines in 2021. There is also a replanting in the vineyard making the IGT Toscana Madre (a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon) - the replanting will last until 2026.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Winery Poggio Antico
Grape Sangiovese
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2017
Drinking as of 2024
Drinking till 2038
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Promotion Tier Price
Parker rating 93
James Suckling rating 94
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Rustic, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Mineral, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe
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