2010 Le Chiuse Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Diecanni
The Wine Advocate Author: Monica Larner
Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
"Here's a real treat. Le Chiuse's 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Diecianni is a late-release wine that is hitting the market 10 years after the vintage. It undergoes a total of 48 months of aging in Slavonian oak casks followed by 5.5 years of bottle aging. The wine opens to a dark garnet color with crimson highlights. The bouquet shows the signs of its age with delicately evolved notes of camphor ash and licorice that rise above a core of dark cherry and blackberry fruit. The wine's beautiful intensity comes as a pleasant surprise. You gets hints of smoke and mineral that make for a sultry and savory finish. A mere 4,000 bottles were made, and we will see them in February 2020."