Brunello di Montalcino

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Brunello di Montalcino is of Italy's top regional red wines, first labeled as such in 1865 by Biondi-Santi. Wines are made with a special clone of Sangiovese.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Cherry

  • Plum

  • New Leather

  • Herbs

  • Clay Pot

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: High
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $40.00

Food Pairing

Keep pairings simple and rich in fat to highlight the wine's complex flavor profile. For example, try a salumi such as Prosciutto, Pancetta, Coppa and Bresaola.

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