This is a presale item and is expected to arrive in April 2017.
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||96 Pts Wine Spectator||Size:||750ML
96 Pts Wine Spectator
#11 Wine of the Year, Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines of 2017!
"Cherry, leather and iron notes mark this suave, elegant red. A
bit reticent now, but the fruit is fresh and long on the finish. The
dense tannins leave a mouthcoating impression, but this opens up
beautifully over a few hours. Best from 2021 through 2035. "
"Brunello di Montalcino is the ambassador of top quality Italian wines around the world, the first wine to receive the DOCG appellation. Brunello is a brilliant ruby red colour, tending towards garnet red with age. Its bouquet is intense, pure, pleasant and refined, reminiscent of sweet violet, tobacco, chocolate and pleasant hints of wild berries and vanilla. Its flavour fully confirms the above in a well-balanced, full-bodied wine with good tannins and a solid structure.
Altesino is a leader in various, important innovations in the production of Sangiovese from Montalcino, causing it to stand out and become a reference point for the entire territory.
Some of the positive contributions putting Montalcino on the world map are: the introduction of the "Cru" (Montosoli) concept in 1975, the first experiments with barriques in '79, the production in '77 of the first Grappa from a winery and the first Futures (purchasing wine before its release) for Brunello 1985.
Over the last forty years an intense relationship has been developed with the land full of history, with its almost sensual beauty that is physically perceived and its subtle charm that reaches the body and soul.
This is the philosophy that inspires Altesino to produce wine and maintain its culture. " - Winery