47 Ratings
Altesino Brunello di Montalcino
$48.34 USD
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Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) The ruby red color of this wine tends towards garnet with age. The bouquet displays ample aromas of violet, wild berries, tobacco, chocolate and vanilla. On the palate, Altesino Brunello is rich, full-bodied and velvety. With juicy tannins framing a balanced acidity, this Brunello is the wine of choice for rich dishes such as osso buco, pot roasts, barbecues and beef stew.

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    WE 96 WS 92 #24 TOP CELLAR SELECTION 2010 WE

    about 3 years
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    WS 92

    over 3 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/27/2013
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2003 Vintage) Strangely this one has a nose of Italian bitters, anise and pine. It's not a warm, ripe wine. What it does give is tight, dry cherry and berry flavors with layers of complexity and intrigue. Not very woody or chewy. More old school and an enigma among so many forward, fruity compatriots.