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Altesino Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
93 Points

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Vintage: 2014
BC: $60.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -139220
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WineScores' Review

Complex, silky, woven.
From the Montalcino region of Tuscany, this outstanding Sangiovese delivers notes of strawberry and balsamic compote, start anise and sweet cherries, vanilla, molasses and dried orange peel. Tertiary characters appear on the palate; dried berries, pipe tobacco, cedar and fine spice flavours dominate. It's complex and woven, elegant and balanced with silky tannins.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Parmesan & Rosemary
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, Italian Food, Tomatoes and Tomato Sauces, GONE CRACKERS

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-09-24 19:23:54.0


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