Campogiovanni 2009 Brunello Di Montalcino, $39.19-$48.99, 92 points, appeared brick red toward the glass shallows trending a dark red cherry at the core.
Cherries, flowers, and a hint of coffee on the nose were good.
The medium body carried good acidity with strong, but manageable tannin.
Flavors followed the nose with early intense floral representation that declined somewhat with air.
Finished on the trailing palate, mint, black and cayenne peppers, bourbon notes with considerable warmth from the 14.5% alcohol.
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