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Brunello Di Montalcino: The Cream of the Crop

Brunello's best producers set the standard for the region
James Suckling
Issue: July 31, 2007

Just four decades ago, slightly more than two dozen wine estates existed in Montalcino, and the majority of the Brunello di Montalcino produced was sold under one label, Biondi-Santi. Today, about 260 names produce nearly 600,000 cases of Brunello from close to 5,000 acres of vineyards.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 21, 2007.

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