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107 Ratings
Il Poggione Rosso di Montalcino

Wine Details

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2015 Vintage) The Il Poggione estate has been in existence since 1890, and has been owned by the Franceschi family since 1900. The company’s winemaking operations are supervised by Dottore Piero Talenti, who imposes a meticulous three-part selection process – first in the vineyards, second after pressing, and again after fermentation. Piero’s attention to detail in the winemaking process has resulted in the acclaimed Brunellos for which Il Piggione is renowned.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2015 Vintage) Bright, delicate and vibrant, with berry and floral flavors. Accents of earth, tobacco and spice add interest as they linger on the finish. Well-rounded and long. Drink now through 2023. 16,666 cases made.–BS
  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2014