This fine Chianti, made by the Bandinelli brothers, is made in an ancient cellar that hasn’t changed since the Renaissance. This is a wine of rustic country beauty. Broad-shouldered, with hearty tannin and acidity and a dark, earthy quality to its fruit, it is a lumberjack wine that can cut through anything a Tuscan table can throw its way—wild game and aged cheeses are some of our favorites. The Bandinelli bros insist on organic farming, indigenous yeasts, and long aging in large oak tonneaux to achieve authentic Sangioveses, to be enjoyed now and for many years to come.
96 POINTS, Vinous. "The 2016 Montevertine will thrill fans of the estate’s wines. Freshly cut flowers, dark cherry, plum, mint and spice are some of the many notes that are knit together in a Montevertine that dazzles with nuance and...
Awesome Tuscan value! Think mini Super Tuscan with a richness that is balanced by earthy, elegant, fresh red fruit and spice. A lot of wine for the money here.
91 POINTS, James Suckling formally of Wine Spectator. "Very beautiful and perfumed with floral and fresh cherry character. Medium-bodied, silky and creamy with a lovely finish. A Brunello to drink now."