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Il Poggione



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  • Brunello di Montalcino 2011
  • Sangiovese Grosso
  • Italy > Tuscany >> Montalcino
  • Red, Dry, Full-Bodied, Earthy, Muscular
  • Pair a blockbuster Brunello with full-flavored meats and game.
  • Serve sliced porterhouse or baby lamb chops.
  • Wild with boar and vital with veal shanks.
  • Try with braised rabbit or roasted squab with truffles.
  • Eyes: Ruby
  • Nose: Medium-High Intensity, developing, forest floor, leather , red fruits
  • Mouth: Full Bodied, dry, medium acidity, average-heavy tannin, moderate-high intensity, long finish, raspberry, cherry, cloves
  • Wine Advocate: 95
  • Vinous: 94
  • Wine Enthusiast: 92
  • J. Suckling: 93
  • Bottlerocket Index: 4
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  • Founded over a century ago by Florentian land owner, Lavinio Franceschi, Tenuta Il Poggione is now a nearly 1500 acre estate, half of which is planted to grapes and olives and the rest to grain and forest. There's also some livestock thrown in. For the 2011 vintage, the passed on producing a Riserva and diverted all their precious juice into their powerful Brunello bottling. It's superb.

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SKU# 101109961

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