BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG RISERVA DUELECCI OVEST 2015 GETS 94 POINTS FROM VINOUS
The 2015 Brunello di Montalcino Docg Riserva Duelecci Ovest from Tenuta di Sesta is gorgeous from start to finish, boasting a rich and dark alluring dispaly of crushed cherries and brown spice, hinting at balsamic, notes of sage, licorice and flowery undergrowth. It's silky and supple in the moouth, yest packed full of energizing acidity enlivening its tart red hints of balckberry fruit. It turns grippy and youthfully structured towards the close, yet not overwhelmingly so. Sweet herbs, tobacco and hints of dark chocolate linger over a coating of rounded tannins, making for a wonderfully balanced finale. This will require a short stay in the cella to fully even out.
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO DOCG 2016 GETS 93 POINTS FROM VINOUS:
The 2016 Brunello from tenuta di Sesta lifts up a with a zesty display of tart cherries, incense, spiced orange peels anddusty dried aerthtones. It's silky, complemented by the juocy acids and sweet red fruits, taking on notes of licorice, dark chocolateand purple inner florals. This is such a pleasure to taste, as it blends ripenss with nervous tension and grippy tannins to create a truly satisfying yest also youthful and balanced expression. The 2016 Tenuta di Sesra should only require a few years to come into focus, and will provide a long and open drinking window from there on out.