Altesino Rosso di Montalcino
33 Ratings
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33 Ratings
Altesino Rosso di Montalcino

Wine Details

Vineyard

Altesino

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

ItalyTuscany

Winemaker's Notes

Made from 100% Sangiovese Grosso grapes harvested from the Altesino, Montosoli and Velona vineyards in the first 3 weeks of October. After 25 days of maceration, the wine is transferred to large Slovenian barrels where it remains for 3 1/2 years prior to bottling. The ruby red color of this wine tends toward garnet with age. The bouquet displays ample aromas of violet and vanilla. Rich and velvety on the palate with balanced fruit, acidity, and tannin.

Vineyard

Altesino

Varietal

Sangiovese

Style

Red

Region

TuscanyItaly

Made from 100% Sangiovese Grosso grapes harvested from the Altesino, Montosoli and Velona vineyards in the first 3 weeks of October. After 25 days of maceration, the wine is transferred to large Slovenian barrels where it remains for 3 1/2 years prior to bottling. The ruby red color of this wine tends toward garnet with age. The bouquet displays ample aromas of violet and vanilla. Rich and velvety on the palate with balanced fruit, acidity, and tannin.

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    ample aromas of violet, wild berries, tobacco, chocolate, and vanilla. palate: rich, full bodied and velvety, with juicy tannins framing a balanced acidity..

    over 3 years
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    almost 2 years
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    not bad

    10 months
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    91 pt

    over 2 years
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    14%

    over 3 years
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    14%

    about 3 years
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