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San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino 2001

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

WS Top 100 2006, Rank: 23 - Fabulous aromas of blackberry, cherry, meat and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with masses of velvety tannins and loads of fruit. A blockbuster. Best after 2010. 5,000 cases made. (JS) Wine Spectator. A Sangiovese Grosso wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2001 Fanti (Tenuta San Filippo) Brunello di Montalcino 750ml

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Fanti Tenuta San Filippo:
The area of vineyards has been developed in the amphitheatre of the south facing hills of Castelnuovo dell'Abate, at 350-430m asl, a part of which are to be found quite near the wonderful Roman Basilica of Sant'Antimo, and the rest in the hill side slopes from Castelnuovo dell'Abate toward Orcia. The soil is limy with stratified formation of "galestro" (marls). The climate is extremely particul... Read more
The area of vineyards has been developed in the amphitheatre of the south facing hills of Castelnuovo dell'Abate, at 350-430m asl, a part of which are to be found quite near the wonderful Roman Basilica of Sant'Antimo, and the rest in the hill side slopes from Castelnuovo dell'Abate toward Orcia. The soil is limy with stratified formation of "galestro" (marls). The climate is extremely particular and at one and the same time favours robust and elegant wines because of the strong exposure to the sun during the day thanks to the configuration of the hills where the vineyards are located, with a good thermal drop at night due to the fresh winds coming from nearby Mount Amiata. Read less

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Snooth User: icefisher85
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3.50 5
02/16/2009

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/04/2011

WS Top 100 2006, Rank: 23 - Fabulous aromas of blackberry, cherry, meat and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with masses of velvety tannins and loads of fruit. A blockbuster. Best after 2010. 5,000 cases made. (JS) Wine Spectator. A Sangiovese Grosso wine from Tuscany in Italy. 2001 Fanti (Tenuta San Filippo) Brunello di Montalcino 750ml



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