Monteti ’10 – Caburnio ’11 – WE 94 & 92 pts

The editors at Wine Enthusiast have recently rated and reviewed Monteti wines. The wines have received the following scores:

 
94 Editors’ Choice Tenuta Monteti 2010

 
92 Editors’ Choice Caburnio 2011

 

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Corteforte 2006 Vigneti di Osan Red – WE – 92 pts
(Amarone della Valpolicella Classico)
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Price $70

A layered fragrance of blue flower, leather, tobacco, mature black fruit and incense lead the nose on this bold but refined wine. The palate doles out crushed blackberry, graphite and licorice alongside chewy tannins and surprisingly fresh acidity for an eight-year-old wine.
— K.O. (2/1/2015)

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Fattori 2011 Motto Piane Garganega – WE – 90 pts
(Recioto di Soave)
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Price $40

Dried lychee, apricot, and baked biscuit aromas lead the nose on this enveloping dessert wine. The richly textured palate doles out honey, mature yellow peach, dried mint and candied citrus brightened by just enough fresh acidity that gives it a clean finish.
— K.O. (2/1/2015)

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Fattori 2009 Amarone – WE – 90 pts

(Amarone della Valpolicella)
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Price $90

This savory, structured wine opens with aromas of blue flower, baked plum, vanilla and mocha. The juicy palate doles out crushed black cherry, cinnamon and chocolate alongside velvety tannins that give it a smooth mouthfeel.
— K.O. (2/1/2015)

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Corteforte 2007 Terre di San Zeno Red – WE – 92 pts
(Amarone della Valpolicella Classico)
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Price $55

Crushed blue flower, new leather, ripe black fruit and incense aromas jump out of the glass. The palate is surprisingly fresh for the vintage, displaying juicy plum, blackberry and cinnamon balanced by firm but smooth tannins.
— K.O. (2/1/2015)

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Tenute Silvio Nardi 2007 Poggio Doria Sangiovese (Brunello di Montalcino)

 

Structured and elegant, it opens with a fruit fragrance of black plum, wild berries and prune accentuated with hints of leather, tilled soil and spice. The juicy palate delivers wild cherry layered with cinnamon, white pepper and carob alongside big, velvety tannins. Delicious now, it will also develop complexity. Drink now–2022. — K.O. (5/1/2014)

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2012 Grotte Greco (Greco di Tufo) – Best Buy – 89 points

It opens with lovely aromas of wild flowers and stone fruit.
The juicy palate offers creamy white peach, pear and apple accented with aromatic herbs and mineral alongside lively acidity. — K.O. (7/1/2014)

2011 Paladino Fiano (Irpinia) – 89 points

A focused wine, it has lemon-lime and slate aromas.
The linear, citrusy palate offers grapefruit and mineral accented with rosemary and sage. — K.O. (7/1/2014)

2012 Pendino Fiano (Fiano di Avellino) – 87 points

Fragrances of Spanish broom and orange blossom come with a hint of beeswax.
The juicy palate offers grapefruit, nectarine and tropical fruit alongside a mineral note and crisp acidity. — K.O. (7/1/2014)