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Rotwein 2015 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 15%
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel, new and used large wood
Registration number: #PC-L19255

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 May, 2020
Editor note: Slightly fatty, earthy and fungal nose of mixed berries with earthy notes, dried floral and vegetal notes and noticeable alcohol. Astringent fruit with planty, earthy and slightly woody notes, tobacco and peppery spice on the palate, noticeable acid bite, a little drying tannin, lots of alcohol, not too deep, good to very good, astringent finish with ethereal notes

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Tuscany. The zone includes the slopes surrounding the picturesque hilltop town of Montalcino, 40 kilometres south of Siena in the province of the same name. Other DOC areas in Montalcino are Moscadello di Montalcino, Rosso di Montalcino and Sant'Antimo. Brunello di Montalcino is made from 100% pure Brunello, a clone of the Sangiovese variety selected in the 1870s at the Il Greppo estate of the Biondi-Santi family. A wine from it was first produced by Clemente Santi in 1865 under the name...

The region with the capital Florence is located in the centre of Italy on the Ligurian coast; it also includes the third largest Italian island Elba. It borders Liguria and Emilia-Romagna to the north, Marche and Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south. Besides Piedmont, Tuscany is probably the most famous Italian wine-growing region and also one of the most beautiful areas of the country in terms of landscape. Long before the Romans, the Etruscans were already cultivating wine here, making it one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Europe. In ancient times, the area formed...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled areas of the four present-day regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origin of Italian wine culture lies primarily in Greek colonisation, which brought Greek viticultural culture to the peninsula beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the land ideal for...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. There are over 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Maglioppa, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Negretta, Nelutcho, Nerello, Nerello Campotu, Nerino, Nerino Sanvicetro, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Prugnolino Dolce, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio,...

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