Monty on the other Brunellos


Montalcino resident, biodynamics consultant, author and broadcaster Monty Waldin offers this report on Montalcino's current organic and biodynamic releases, a fine complement to Walter Speller's report on 157 more conventionally grown Brunello 2006s yesterday, Brunello reaches the point of no return. He has no commercial relationship with any of the producers described below. 

This year's Benvenuto Brunello provided the first opportunity to see whether major stylistic changes in the wines had taken place in the wake of the recent (but still ongoing) Brunellogate blending scandal, a scandal talked about more by the media than your average wine drinker...