Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012

Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012
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SKU 03476

750ml

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Altesino is a reference point producer in Brunello di Montalcino, sought after in every vintage, especially in the top vintages. As region innovators, they introduced the 'Cru' concept with their 'Montosoli' wine in 1975; they also were the first to experiment with barriques in '79; and produced in '77 of the first Grappa di Fattoria under the consultancy of the master distiller Gioacchino Nannoni. An intense relationship has built up over forty years with the land full of history, with its almost sensual beauty that is physically perceived and its subtle charm. This is the philosophy that inspires Altesino to produce wine and maintain its culture.
Category Red Wine
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Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Appellation Brunello di Montalcino
Brand Altesino
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Wine SpectatorThis delivers intense balsamic notes of juniper, wild rosemary and sage, along with rose, cherry and berry aromas and flavors. Elegant and saturated with flavor, supported by a vibrant structure. Ends with energy and refined tannins. Best from 2022 through 2040. From Italy.—B.S

Bruce Sanderson, March 28, 2018

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