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    Altesino Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino 2004
    Sangiovese - Tuscany, Italy

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    • WS95
    • WE93
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 95 Wine Spectator, 93 Wine Enthusiast

    Region: Tuscany, Italy

    Varietal: Sangiovese

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 98386

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Montosoli Brunello di Montalcino is a deep ruby red, turning a deep orangey red after ageing. Its bouquet has outstanding character including black cherry, blackberries, raspberries, violets, liquorice and vanilla with a slight accent of pink pepper. In the mouth this very noble wine offers a dry, warm, velvety taste, rich substance and noble pedigree, ending with a warm note that lingers on persuasively. Altesino has gained important international recognition for its Cru Montosoli since ‘Wine Spectator' called it Italy's second most representative vineyard.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Shows meat and blackberry on the nose, with hints of rose perfume. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long, rich and flavorful finish. Love the cocoa, berry and light vanilla bean aftertaste. This is always classic in an outstanding year. Best from 2010 through 2015. 1,500 cases made.

    95 Points
    Wine Spectator

    We preferred Altesino’s base Brunello to its cru selection from the estate’s special 10-acre vineyard—but only by the smallest of margins. Montosoli is a tremendous wine with impressive intensity and staying power that takes shape as cherry, tobacco, spice and bursting blueberry. Drink from 2010 through 2020.

    93 Points
    Wine Enthusiast
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