Fossacolle

Owner Sergio Marchetti belongs to an old patriarchal family of the 18th century. The family's descendants have lived and farmed on this land for generations. In the 1980s, the owner of the lands gifted Fossacolle to the family when he sold the properties.Fossacolle is four hectares of vineyards in the medieval town of Tavernelle in southern Montalcino. This area benefits from the wind of nearby Maremma which creates a perfect climate to grow and to mature grapes.Sergio and his family manage the vineyards and his son-in-law, Adriano Bambagioni, with the help of his son Stefano, carry out all the enological and commercial aspects of Fossacolle.

Fossacolle Brunello di Montalcino 2011
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "An excellent Brunello for the vintage with dense concentration of fruit and loads of dried-berry, chocolate, mahogany and earth aromas and flavors. Needs time to soften but very structured for 2011. Better in 2017."~J.S.  Wine Advocate 92+ "The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino is a

Fossacolle Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "Fascinating aromas of lemon peel, orange and lilac and cherry. But the beauty here is the savory, salt, minerally and berry character. It shows a clay and terra cotta character as well. It goes on for minutes. What a wine! You want to drink it all now! But will be even better in

Fossacolle Brunello di Montalcino 2009
92  James Suckling 
Wine Advocate 92 "Sergio Marchetti’s 2009 Brunello di Montalcino is a big wine that carries its weight and concentration gracefully thanks to the extra aromatic embellishments that are woven deep within its fabric. Smoke, chiseled mineral, toasted almond and espresso frame and give definition to a

Fossacolle Brunello di Montalcino 2007
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino Fossacolle is gorgeous in this vintage. Freshly cut flowers, plums, spices, licorice and mint are all woven together in this rich, generous wine. The 2007 impresses for its fabulous depth and power. Layers of dark red fruit saturate the palate on

Fossacolle Brunello di Montalcino 2006
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2006 Brunello di Montalcino bursts onto the palate with waves of dark red fruit and a soft, voluptuous texture that is truly beautiful. This is a decidedly forward, juicy wine built on a solid core of fruit, but all of the elements work together beautifully. This is one of the