A brilliant ruby red color with a persistent bouquet of fresh fruit and wild berries. It is well-balanced on the palate, with delicately structured flavors of cherry, plum and berries.
Enjoy with grilled meat, poultry or game stew and medium aged cheese.
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Though the worldwide reputation of Brunello has encouraged a certain conservatism among Montalcino estates, Altesino has always been an innovative leader. The estate pioneered the technique of aging its IGT wines in small French oak barrels, limiting the time spent in oak to enhance each wine's personality. The resulting wines were a groundbreaking improvement over those produced by traditional methods. No longer overwhelmed by wood, they were able to display the unique characteristics of the... View More