- Brunello di Montalcino CastelGiacondo 2010
- Italy > Tuscany
- Red, Dry, Full-Bodied, Fruity, Muscular
- Pair a densely-packed, complex Brunello with full-flavored fare.
- Serve with sliced porterhouse or baby lamb chops,
- braised beasts from boar to venison
- or with aged cheeses like Asiago or pecorino.
Nose: Medium-High Intensity, developing, cedar, red fruits, wild flowers
Mouth: Medium-Full Bodied, dry, medium-high acidity, average-heavy tannin, moderate-high intensity, medium-long finish, black cherry, cinnamon, herbaceous
- Bankers and politicos in Medieval Florence, the Frescobaldi family was known as the "treasurers to the English crown." They branched into winemaking around 1300, producing a slew of different wines, each reflecting the different vineyard locations and micro-climates that were under their domain. The fathers of terroir. Donatello and Michelozzi were fans. Just so you know.
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