Trusting Altesino

Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini is gently improving one of Montalcino's best wineries
From the Apr 30, 2008, issue
Altesino has long been one of Montalcino's top producers. Founded in 1972, it is part of a small group of estates that helped bring Brunello to new levels of quality and prominence in the 1970s and '80s.

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