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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Monday, February 1 2021

Harvest Report: Brunello 2015, 2016 and 2017

By: Anthony Gismondi
Lamberto Frescobaldi on a trio Luce vintages in Montalcino.

30th generation winemaker and president of Marchesi Frescobaldi recounts the conditions and results of 2015, 2016 and 2017 growing seasons at his Luce della Vite estate in Brunello di Montalcino.  He tells us which one he will be keeping all to himself.  Further viewing:  Video:  Luce della Vite - A story of families, culture and grace (18 min) Gismondi on Wine's Luce della Vite Tasting Notes Video: Winemaker Bruno Sani and Argiano (17 min) Gismondi on Wine's Argiano Tasting Notes

30th generation winemaker and president of Marchesi Frescobaldi recounts the conditions and results of 2015, 2016 and 2017 growing seasons at his Luce della Vite estate in Brunello di Montalcino. 

He tells us which one he will be keeping all to himself. 

Further viewing: 

Video:  Luce della Vite - A story of families, culture and grace (18 min)

Gismondi on Wine's Luce della Vite Tasting Notes

Video: Winemaker Bruno Sani and Argiano (17 min)

Gismondi on Wine's Argiano Tasting Notes

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Anthony Gismondi is a Canadian wine journalist and one of North America's most influential voices in wine. For 30 years he has been the wine columnist for The Vancouver Sun. His twice-weekly column is distributed across Canada through Postmedia Network to 10 million readers. Anthony co-hosts the 20-year-strong BC Food & Wine Radio Show, which is broadcast in seven markets in B.C. and available online everywhere on iHeartRadio.ca. He launched Gismondionwine.com in 1997, attracting one million users a month from 114 countries. It continues to be a valuable resource of full tasting notes and intelligent wine stories and videos for the trade and consumers.