22 Ratings
Frescobaldi Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo

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(2001 Vintage) Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006! It exudes expansive, multi-layered aromas, ripe-fruit fragrances of dark cherry and dried plum melding into more pronounced, minerally essences of pencil lead and stone, while suggestions of tobacco leaf seem to bring a sense of balance and completeness. Pulpy fruit comes to the fore in the attack, with tannins that are expressive but not invasive; they ably balance a nice vein of crisp acidity that makes the flavours sing. The long-lingering finale flaunts a ric...

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    Christmas 2010 must have been a bad bottle tasted off.

    over 6 years