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Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino
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Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 1997

Tuscany, ItalyGood fruit intensity of black cherry, spicy, pepper, sweaty licorice toasty aromas. Ripe plum, smoky, black cherry and licorice flavours with spicy garrigue in the finish. Quite elegant with dry tannins but very balanced. Newer style with oak, balance and nice ripe fruit. Mid-term ageing potential. Available in 1.5 L @ $124Tasted: 01 March 2000Tasted by: Stuart TobePrices: BC 47.95 Producer: Tenuta di FrescobaldiDistributors: Dandurand
Grape: SangioveseUPC: 8002366009279