Comparing 2004 and 1997 Brunello

Dana Nigro
Issue: December 31, 2009

To hear four top Italian producers and Wine Spectator European bureau chief James Suckling tell it, Brunello di Montalcino is a love affair, not a beverage. The eight pure Sangiovese wines poured were variously described as beautiful women, a hunky guy and a cause for jealousy in a girlfriend.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 8, 2009.

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