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Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino 2016

Offer published: 24/02/2021

Seckford is delighted to offer Il Poggione from Italy's universally acclaimed 2016 vintage. 

Il Poggione's Brunello has lovely red fruit on the nose – cranberry and dried cherry, with hints of kirsch, white chocolate, cream, straw, violet and peppery spice. Beautiful, silky texture, with structure for ageing. The wine pairs well with red meat, game and mature cheese.

"Simply stated, you’d be hard pressed to find more dependable bottles of Brunello with this combination of quality and price point."

wine pic.pngIl Poggione 2016 Brunello di Montalcino
£ 135 per 6 in bond
Seckford pre-arrival mid 2021

I’m not sure how Il Poggione manages to remain one of the largest producers of Brunello, maintaining such a high level of quality and turning out some of the best wines of the vintage year after year - but they do. The 2016 Brunello di Montalcino is yet another stunning example. Depths of mineral-encased black cherries, sage, allspice, licorice, tobacco and crushed violets lift up from the glass. It’s seamlessly silky, even as the palate is peppered with tart red and black berries, nervous acids and savory exotic spices. This shows the density and weight of the vintage in a youthfully monolithic stance, yet with all the necessary components to maintain perfect balance. The 2016 Il Poggione seems to fold in upon itself through the finish, which is dark, mysterious and structured, with only hints of black tea and licorice to tempt the imagination. It’s a classic in the making.


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