San Felice Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino
2007 / 750 ml.
- SP Wine Spectator
- WE Wine Enthusiast
- OT Other Review Service
- RP Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate
- ST Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
- Gold Premier Gold - Best Value*
- Plat Premier Platinum - Our Highest Recommendation
- * as rated by our staff
92 pts. Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate: April, 2012
The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Campogiovanni is a huge wine bursting with dark red cherries, plums, licorice, new leather and spices. This is an especially big, voluminous style built on extroverted fruit and sheer richness, but it all works. The weight of the vintage comes through in the wine's glycerin. Anticipated maturity: 2014–2022.
91 pts. Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar: Jul/Aug 2012
Medium red. Cherry, plum, underbrush, licorice and herbs on the nose; hints at a liqueur-like ripeness. Very sweet and pliant, even glyceral, on entry, but strong, integrated acidity gives the middle palate a penetrating quality. Just a hint of raisiny ripeness here but the wine’s liqueur-like sweetness gives it significant early appeal and the stuffing for mid-term development. Finishes with substantial building, ripe tannins and plenty of acidity.
91 pts. Wine Enthusiast: May, 2012
Inky-dark and superconcentrated. Notes of coal, licorice, crushed peppercorn, river stone and dark fruit are so big and bold, it’s hard to imagine with which foods it would pair best.
90 pts. Wine Spectator: September 30, 2012
This red reveals ripe plum, tobacco and leafy, herbal aromas and flavors, backed by assertive, dusty tannins. An elegant wine, with a tight grip on the finish. Best from 2015 through 2026.