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Le Chiuse Brunello di Montalcino Diecianni Riserva 2012

$180

This red is beginning to find its sweet spot, revealing mushroom, leather, fading cherry, berry, earth and mineral aromas and flavors. Still firm, with fine equilibrium and an expansive finish that has freshness and grip. Begs for braised beef, Bolognese or wild boar ragù. Drink now through 2037. 700 cases made, 100 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

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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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$180

Le Chiuse Brunello di Montalcino Diecianni Riserva 2012

This red is beginning to find its sweet spot, revealing mushroom, leather, fading cherry, berry, earth and mineral aromas and flavors. Still firm, with fine equilibrium and an expansive finish that has freshness and grip. Begs for braised beef, Bolognese or wild boar ragù. Drink now through 2037. 700 cases made, 100 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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