Castello di Romitorio Brunello di Montalcino 2019

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$114.52 SGD

94 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2022

The 2019 Brunello di Montalcino opens to dried cassis and cranberry, and there is a hint of something floral and fragile, like crushed red rose petals or potpourri. However, the wine also shows growing momentum, especially as it opens in the glass and you start to recognize dark spice, clove, bay leaf and thyme. There is a point of sweetness on the mid-palate, even some dried raspberry, rendering an overall more accessible wine. Compared to the brilliant fruit in the Filo di Seta, this village wine has drier notes with hints of daisy greens and dried currant.

Filippo Chia's Castello Romitorio is on fire. All of his wines are enjoying a well-deserved moment in the spotlight, and I am blown away by this year's beautiful Filo di Seta. That's a bottle I want to drink by the fireplace, and it is certainly the best vintage I have tasted so far. The mineral nuances in 2019 are spectacular. Filippo's other wine project is Tenuta Ghiaccio Forte in Maremma, and unfortunately, he is not making his 2023 Morellino di Scansano. However, he is adding a Syrah starting with the 2021 vintage. His Romito wine will be 100% Petit Verdot starting in the 2019 vintage. - Monica Larner

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