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Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo 2017

$78

A tightly-woven version, the cherry, berry and earth flavors quickly give way to beefy tannins. Leans to the dry, tannic side in the balance, yet has fine length. Best from 2025 through 2040. 25,000 cases made, 284 cases imported.

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Red Still

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Jun 30, 2022

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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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$78

Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo 2017

A tightly-woven version, the cherry, berry and earth flavors quickly give way to beefy tannins. Leans to the dry, tannic side in the balance, yet has fine length. Best from 2025 through 2040. 25,000 cases made, 284 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 30, 2022

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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