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Madonna Nera Brunello di Montalcinotext

Madonna Nera Brunello di Montalcino 2016

Montalcino, Siena, Tuscany, ItalyFrom hilly vineyards around the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, this was macerated and fermented in stainless over one month before resting 2+ years in 5 hectolitre French oak (new and second use). Tart and tight plum, baked cassis, and anise streak across a medium, leathery palate, lashed with dark cocoa and taut with grippy black tea tannins. Certainly a fresher, lifted and lighter style, this 2016 is showing a bit of age, and primed for enjoying now, ideally with ragu.Tasted: 20 November 2023Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
BC$81.00750mlprivate wine stores
Producer: Soc. Agr. La MadonnaDistributors: Andrew Peller Import Agency
Grape: SangioveseCSPC: 20993