James Suckling: 97
JS: "Fascinating aromas of dried
flowers, sandalwood, cedar and plums. Full body, ultra-fine tannins and a
long, long finish. Gloriously complex and savory. Dusty texture. Just
makes you want to drink it".
WS: "A touch of new oak adds spice to
the mix in this intense red. Cherry, strawberry, floral and mineral
flavors pick up leather, tobacco and tea accents as this culminates on
the lingering, spice-tinged aftertaste. Best from 2018 through 2032."
Wine Enthusiast: 93
WE: "Toasted oak, coffee, scorched
earth, baked plum and a whisper of exotic spice lead the way. The chewy,
full-bodied palate offers mature black cherry, raspberry compote, anise
and espresso alongside fresh acidity and fine-grained tannins that lend
restraint and finesse."
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 92
RP: "The La Fortuna 2010 Brunello di
Montalcino Riserva is a balanced and forthcoming wine that offers a
bright core of berry fruit that is evenly offset by spicy notes of
allspice and cardamom seed. The wine boasts a great sense of balance
throughout with savory tones of tobacco and cured meat that underline
its recent aging evolution. This Riserva should promise a solid ten-year