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Altesino Rosso di Montalcino 2018

$30

Wild rosemary, juniper and iron flavors hold court, with cherry and strawberry in the background. This is round and open, with firm, dusty tannins on the finish. Drink now. 3,000 cases made, 650 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

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Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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$30

Altesino Rosso di Montalcino 2018

Wild rosemary, juniper and iron flavors hold court, with cherry and strawberry in the background. This is round and open, with firm, dusty tannins on the finish. Drink now. 3,000 cases made, 650 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Web Only - 2021

Summary

Grape

Sangiovese

The name Sangiovese comes from the Latin sanguis Jovis, meaning "blood of Jove." Its color mirrors its etymology: The wines range from brick red to copper-tinged, and can be quite concentrated. Although the grape is originally from southern Italy, the central region of Tuscany boasts the best Sangiovese wines in the world. It is the most widely planted grape variety in the country.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

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