Le Potazzine Gorelli Brunello di Montalcino 2004

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SKU 07043

750ml

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With red currants and a healthy dose of black fruits, this wine is faithful to the winery's balanced and subtle profile, perfect to help any novitiate to Montalcino wines understand why Brunellos are so highly prized. Disease and insect control treatments are carried out only when strictly necessary. Copper and sulfur-based products and low environmental impact products are used only on an as-needed basis. As the are located at a relatively high altitude, less disease and pest treatment is necessary. Organic fertilizing is carried out every 2-3 years.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Le Potazzine Gorelli
  • wa88

Wine AdvocateThe 2004 Brunello di Montalcino is a soft, delicate wine with pretty notes of plums, leather, spices and minerals. This wine was gorgeous when I first tasted it from barrel a few years ago, but the freshness and clarity this wine had in its youth has faded. Several bottles have all been soft and ethereal, with elements of dilution. The 2004 simply lacks the sheer stuffing of the finest vintages here. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2016.

Antonio Galloni, June 2009
  • we88

Wine EnthusiastGiuseppe Gorelli's Brunello tastes a bit ripe in 2004 with layers of dried figs, prunes, apricots and candied fruit. In the mouth, the wine is angular and raw in places because of the mature nature of its tannins, but it does close with surprisingly fresh notes of wild berry and underbrush that balance it out. Drink now.

Monica Larner, June 1, 2009
  • ws85

Wine SpectatorShows sweet cherries and berries on the nose, with a lemony undertone. Medium-bodied, with good fruit and a fresh, clean finish. This is a little light for the vintage. Drink now.

James Suckling, 2009