Livio Sassetti Pertimali Brunello di Montalcino 2015
JS98: There’s something ethereal in the nose with flowers, cherries, strawberries and shitake mushrooms. Full body. This grows on the palate with super tannin and fruit structure. So much berry flavor and round, caressing tannins that fill your mouth. Tight at the end. This needs four to five years to show its true greatness. Try after 2023.
The Sassetti family has been producing wine for more than a century in northeast Montalcino. The wines are the perfect balance between the fruit-forward wines of southern Montalcino and the dense, mineral wines of the north. This Brunello is really beautiful. It’s full bodied, dense, and polished with velvety tannins. Rich, dark, and structured.