Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo Frescobaldi Premier 5l95js 2006

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2006 is proving to be a show-stopping vintage from Montalcino. Wine Spectator's initial overall vintage review for the region has been: "Complex and powerful wines that impress with ripe yet fresh fruit and firm yet silky tannins...93-96 Points" www.winespectator.com Frescobaldi’s Brunello always delivers great quality in just about any vintage. Gorgeous nose of ripe berries and slice plums with an almost peach undertone. Full bodied, with a solid core of gorgeously clean and clear dark fruits. Dense and integrated tannins on the finish. So long and fascinating. Best after 2013...(95JS)1/15/11

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Color: Red
Varietal: Sangiovese
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Marchesi de' Frescobaldi:
The Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of the most significant wine producers in Italy, with nine estates, and more than 1,000 hectares, in Tuscany. The family has been growing wine since the early 14th century, when they became the first in Tuscany to import and plant French vine cuttings. Because they have been producing wines for more than 700 years, to experience Frescobaldi is to glimp... Read more
The Marchesi de' Frescobaldi is one of the most significant wine producers in Italy, with nine estates, and more than 1,000 hectares, in Tuscany. The family has been growing wine since the early 14th century, when they became the first in Tuscany to import and plant French vine cuttings. Because they have been producing wines for more than 700 years, to experience Frescobaldi is to glimpse the history of Florence, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The core wine growing philosophy of the Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi revolves around the integrated relationship among environment, vine, climate, and man’s intervention. They continually upgrade their extensive vineyard holdings, and they craft their wines with the finest combination of traditional and innovative methods. Wine Spectator has ranked many of their offerings in the 90s and their wines are consistently listed in the magazines Top 100 Wines of the Year, encouraging wine enthusiasts from around the globe to become familiar with some of Italy’s finest wines. Visit www.tuscanytonight.com for more information about Marchesi de Frescobaldi wines, Italian recipes, wine and more. Read less

2006 is proving to be a show-stopping vintage from Montalcino. Wine Spectator's initial overall vintage review for the region has been: "Complex and powerful wines that impress with ripe yet fresh fruit and firm yet silky tannins...93-96 Points" www.winespectator.com Frescobaldi’s Brunello always delivers great quality in just about any vintage. Gorgeous nose of ripe berries and slice plums with an almost peach undertone. Full bodied, with a solid core of gorgeously clean and clear dark fruits. Dense and integrated tannins on the finish. So long and fascinating. Best after 2013...(95JS)1/15/11

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