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2008 Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino
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4.42 average rating 21 ratingsrate it
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   88(+?)
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 90
 RP
  92+
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88(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2013

(14% alcohol):  Bright red.  Clean aromas of strawberry, flint and underbrush.  Bright and lively in the mouth, with modest nuance to the flavors of red berries, flowers and herbs.  Finishes with spicy tannins and good acid lift but only moderate concentration and length.  I have always been a huge fan of Fuligni's rather understated style of Brunello, but this 2008 is almost too delicate and simple.  Perhaps some bottle age will help it put on flesh; in that case my score will look ungenerous.

90 Points | Wine Spectator
92+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Give it some time.
11/05/2013
by Lake10664981
Upon opening, the wine tasted thin and overly tannic. After two hours in a decanter the full flavors began to develop and after four hours the wine fully earned my four star rating. I only wish that I hadn't wasted half a glass during the first two hours! I didn't feel that there was enough complexity do deserve a full five star rating.

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