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Brunello di Montalcino, Fornace, 2011


Colour: Red
Producer: Le Ragnaie
Region: Italy
Appellation: Montalcino
Grape Variety: Sangiovese

Brunello di Montalcino, Fornace, 2011

2 cases
Equiv. £355.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Opulent, fragrant, fruity and open. Bursting with salt-flecked cherries, plums and cherry liqueur. So warming smooth and flamboyant. Highly expressive. 2011 was a warm year where alcohols rose sharply. Owner Riccardo Campinoti pointed out, though, that the danger was picking too early before the tannins were properly ripe. Fornace is a single plot in the higher part of the Castelnuovo dell’Abate zone. Aged for 36 months in large Slavonian oak casks.

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