Written by Kerin O'Keefe

Cellar Gems and Fails #5

Brunello di Montalcino and Toscana IGT 2004: Twenty years On (or Gone)?

After the scorching 2003 vintage, considered the watershed vintage in terms of climate change, 2004 was more than a great vintage. It was a massive relief to producers up and down the Boot who had never experienced anything like the torrid temperatures and drought-like conditions of summer 2003.

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The above wines are from our private cellar and we have owned the bottles since their release into the market. The wines were not decanted but were opened three hours before the tasting and then tried throughout the day to see how they evolve.

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Kerin O’Keefe February 2024 ©kerinokeefe.com

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