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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Le Ragnaie

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Montalcino

Grape Variety:

Sangiovese

Brunello di Montalcino, 2010

6x75cl £350.00

1 case Equiv. £58.33 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Great sweetness of fruit but fine and reserved too, everything is here in harmony. Ripe bright red berry fruit, garriguettes and herb flavurs. Streamlined but not at all austere, wonderfully fine binding tannins and a refreshing, edgy acidity. Crystal clear and pure without being too sober or severe. Brilliant. Le Ragnaie’s Riccardo Campinoti believes this to be “My best vintage, a nice combination of a great season and the experience I have been building up over the years. Everything happened at the right time, the season was mild and balanced, the grapes were in perfect shape.” 60% of the grapes for this blend come from vines at Ragnaie itself, at 550 metres above sea level, the highest vines in Montalcino, complemented by grapes coming from Petroso and Castelnuovo dell’Abate. The wine is aged in large used wooden cask for 36 months.

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