2015 Salicutti Sorgente Brunello di Montalcino
In a past life, Sorgente was a Rosso di Montalcino. In its present incarnation, we can now enjoy the Salicutti 2015 Brunello di Montalcino Sorgente with fruit harvested in the little vineyard plot beyond the winery. The bouquet opens to tangy and spicy fruit with forest berry, brambly fruit, cassis and pomegranate. Beyond that first layer, you'll find tar, smoke and cedar wood. This Brunello offers a mild, mid-weight mouthfeel with lean concentration and weight. There is a sour touch on the tannins, and the wine ends on a polished, glossy note.
Monica Larner - Wine Advocate (Oct 2020)
Good full red. Ripe red cherry, sweet molasses, herbs and candied violet on the deep nose and palate. Fresh and juicy, but with remarkable density and concentration of fruit, featuring slowly rising tannins on the long and complex finish. Needs time.
Ian D'Agata - Vinous
A savory, minerally version, full of intensity, yet restrained and refined. Strawberry and cherry flavors mingle with loamy earth, tobacco, iron and sanguine notes. Fresh and firmly structured, this lingers with an essence of ripe fruit and savory accents. Best from 2023 through 2042.
Bruce Sanderson - Wine Spectator