2007 Tenute Silvio Nardi Brunello di Montalcino

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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.

 

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Sight
Medium color depth with a ruby hue

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Smell
Aromatic, young-fruity with aromas of sweet cherry, cranberry, oak, and anise.

Taste
Dry, medium-bodied and slightly tart.  Rich mid-palate flavors with a long savory finish.

ABV: 14.0%

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.

Life is too short to drink crappy wine.  Expand your palate and keep trying.

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