Le Ragnaie Brunello di Montalcino “Lume Spento” 2018
About Le Ragnaie
Le Ragnaie is known for its elegant, terroir-driven wines that stand out in this Tuscan powerhouse category. The owner and winemaker, Riccardo Campinoti, acquired ...New York, New Jersey, California, Illinois
This high elevation Sangiovese is elegant and complex, with bright red fruit and dark cherries punctuated by floral notes of dried flowers, spice and earth. On the pallet, the wine is a full-bodied, elegant, and pure expression of Sangiovese with a long finish.
Wine AdvocateThe Le Ragnaie 2018 Brunello di Montalcino Passo del Lume Spento (with 3,700 bottles made) is very pretty in this vintage with tart cherry and lifted aromas of cola, garden herb, blue flower and blood orange. This is usually my favorite of the three single-vineyard wines produced by this estate. I applaud the relatively contained 13.5% alcohol content that lets you enjoy more of the wine in one sitting. The tannins melt softly over the palate.