Brunello 2011 separates the wheat from the chaff

vineyard terraces at L'Aietta

Walter recently tasted his way through the 2011 Brunellos, the 2010 Brunello Riservas and many a cask sample of 2015. He begins his timely and considered Montalcino report with a particularly revealing assessment of the 2011 vintage, together with 153 tasting notes on 2011 Brunello di Montalcino. His Brunello reports continue tomorrow and Monday. 

To follow up a stellar performance is always going to be challenge in any industry, but even more so in the production of fine wine, where producers have no control over the single greatest determining factor: the weather. Brunello di Montalcino 2010 was such a success...