Was 2008 a good year for Brunello?

2008 was a cool growing season marked by degrees of rainfall during harvest. The key for the producers was waiting to harvest until after the rains had subsided. Those who did fared better than those who did not. The 2008’s tasted for this report were very nice wines.

What is the best year for Brunello di Montalcino?

2002 – Best Vintages Brunello di Montalcino

  • 2002 – Best Vintages Brunello di Montalcino. 2002 vintage climatic trend of Brunello di Montalcino:
  • 2002 vintage climatic trend of Brunello di Montalcino: The 2002 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino recorded a cold winter, spring and early summer with very little rainfall.

Is 2014 a good year for Brunello?

The year 2014 was one of the coolest, wettest ones in recent memory on mainland Italy, and the Montalcino region in Tuscany was no exception. But thanks to the expertise of the most dedicated producers, there are some lovely Brunellos from this just-released vintage of single-varietal Sangiovese wines.

Is Brunello a good investment?

In addition to the great investment potential, this wine comes with a particularly high degree of security and security-creating capital preservation property. The price is so low that it is hard to imagine a loss, while at the same time the price qualifies this top Brunello to a huge audience worldwide.

How long can you keep a Brunello?

The wine is usually good to drink after about 10 years. Some more traditional wineries still produce Brunello according to older rules which required 4 years of aging on wood.

Is Barolo a Super Tuscan?

Barolo, produced in Piedmont, in Italy’s north, is made from Nebbiolo grapes while Burgundy is made from Pinot Noir. Fontodi’s Super Tuscan is made from 100% Sangiovese grapes, but is aged in French oak, like Bordeaux.

Was 2014 a good year for Brunello?