2010 Talenti Brunello di Montalcino Pian Di Conte Riserva DOCG
94 Points Wine Access
Deep garnet color with a solid brick orange rim. Brooding, dried, savory black cherry, tan leather, tanned tobacco, dried herb, tomato vine. Very focused linear profile, firmly tannic on the palate, long length of finish, with classic Sangiovese definition. Drink now-2030.
95 Points James Suckling
This is dense and tight with beautiful mushrooms, bark, dark fruit and spices. Full body, velvety tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Wonderful. Lovely now but better in 2017.
93+ Points Vinous
A big, structured wine, the 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Vigna Pian di Conte is going to need at least a few years to unwind. Big, strapping tannins provide the framework for a wine endowed with considerable depth. Dark cherry, plum, menthol, incense, earthiness and savory herbs gradually unfurl, but the best is yet to come.
93 Points Wine Advocate
The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Pian di Conte impresses for the seamless presentation it offers. Blackberry and dark cherry nuances segue to spice, leather and tobacco. The bouquet makes these jumps with effortless transitions and it builds important momentum that adds to the wine’s length and persistence. Compared to the 2010 Annata, this 2010 Riserva is slightly bolder and heavier.