The Brunello di Montalcino is made from 100% Sangiovese (san-jo-veh-zeh) grapes. The grapes are grown throughout most of Italy and Sicily and are one of the regions favorite varietal since the early 1500’s. Two of the best-known wine regions of Italy are in the Tuscany region, being Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino. These regions required the wine is made from 85% to 100% Sangiovese grapes respectively. Many people have called Sangiovese the perfect wine to pair with food due to its chameleon-like nature and ability to compliment most any dish.
Medium color depth with a ruby hue
Aromatic, young-fruity with aromas of sweet cherry, cranberry, oak, and anise.
Dry, medium-bodied and slightly tart. Rich mid-palate flavors with a long savory finish.
How much: $50.00
Region/appellation: Italy, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
I am a big fan of Italian wines. Chris, not so much with reds but likes the crisp whites. I will keep on trying. I rated the 2007 Tenute Silvio Nardi Brunello di Montalcino three glasses.
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