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2 Ratings
Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello Montalcino Riserva

Wine Details

Region

RiservaChiantiTuscanyItaly

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) A generous, multi-layered aromatic spectrum, veined with crisp nuances of menthol, followed by clean-edged fragrances of dark red berries, in particular blackberry and blueberry. Last to emerge are notes of rich spice, where elegant hints of black pepper and cinnamon predominate, capped by pungent tobacco leaf. It shows exquisite balance on the palate: a subtle weave of dense tannins integrates nicely with a full-bodied, beautiful structure, and a thread of crisp acidity acts as an elegant foil...

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    okay - but too a whole to open up.

    almost 3 years
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