San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucére 2013
Winemaker Notes :
San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere is ruby red with glints verging on garnet. The aromas are intense, fine and elegant, with notes of cherries preserved in alcohol, enriched with spices like cinnamon and cloves. On the palate, the wine explodes in all its fineness and elegance thanks to the dense and silky tannins. Excellent body that renders the flavor harmonious and persistent. Excellent nose-palate harmony.
|Region||Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino|
Wine SpectatorAs much savory as fruity, this offers a fine balance between cherry, leather, spice and carob aromas and flavors. Rich yet lively, leaving a mouthwatering impression on the long, saline aftertaste. Best from 2020 through 2035. 1,000 cases made, 400 cases imported.
VinousBright red. Perfumed aromas and flavors of pink flowers, sour red cherry and strawberry. Fresh and juicy but also dense and deep, this boasts captivating sugar-acid-tannin balance. Finishes long and perfumed; despite its sneaky concentration and size, it also has a light-on-its-feet quality that is very typical of this wine.
Wine AdvocateSan Filippo's 2013 Brunello di Montalcino le Lucére is a single-vineyard wine that shows a greater level of precision and distinction compared to the Annata version from this estate. You get a lot more definition and intensity here. Dried fruit aromas of blackberry and black currant lead to dry aromas of smoke and spice. The finish shows long, fine grains of texture. The wine should flesh out further with a few more years of cellar evolution.