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Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino
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Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2001

Tuscany, ItalySmoky, rooty, licorice, peppery, black cherry jam, resin, meaty, barnyard, tobacco, mineral aromas. Rich, roiund, warm, dry palate with grainy, smooth tannins. Full with intense black cherry, plum, smoky, coffee, vanilla, licorice, colar, peppery, resin and orange kirsch flavours. Long, warm, young, still tannic with very good fruit, will improve with additional 3-5 years in the bottle. An excellent vintage.Tasted: 22 March 2008Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 52.99 specialty listing ON 53.95 QC 54.00 Producer: Tenuta di FrescobaldiDistributors: Dandurand
Grape: SangioveseCSPC: 555060UPC: 08002366979299