Andrea Cortonesi of Uccelliera shows real talent when it comes to highlighting vintage variation in his wines. His 2015 Brunello di Montalcino captures the exuberance and the ebullience of this sunny and warm growing season. However, the wine remains orderly, precise and very elegant nonetheless, with a pretty succession of aromas that play cautiously forward, building in intensity along the way. Dried currant and cherry cede to moist earth, rose petal and balsam herb. The wine's medium-weight body is supported by fresh acidity and well-managed tannins (with 36 months of oak aging). All of these moving pieces work in harmony.
The winery owns 6.3 hectares and produces 50,000 bottles. They are on convertion to the Organic and Biodynamic.
97 Points Robert Parker
96 Points Antonio Galloni
95 Points James Suckling
95 Points Wine Spectator