Panel Tasting: Brunello di Montalcino 2012

See which of the 123 wines came out on top after this blind tasting by our three-strong expert panel, with an introduction to the Brunello 2012 vintage by Richard Baudains and a report on the post-tasting discussion by John Stimpfig.

In the second half of the 19th century, Ferruccio Biondi Santi selected a biotype of Sangiovese and used it to make an innovative barrel-aged, monovarietal wine. To all intents and purposes he invented Brunello.

Top 20 Brunello di Montalcino 2012 from the Panel Tasting: