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Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2018

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Sangiovese from Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy

Tasting Notes

Ruby red in color, with a very intense, persistent nose and with red fruit notes. Warm, balanced flavor with velvet-smooth tannins. Long-lasting aroma.

Wine Advocate – 94 Points

The Il Poggione 2018 Brunello di Montalcino reveals a dark and savory character with more fruit weight and concentration than you might find in many of its peers. This wine shows a dense center of gravity that is padded with dark cherry, blackberry, toasted spice, mahogany smoked meat and tilled earth. Despite the robust aromas, this Sangiovese is actually quite streamlined and polished in texture. The tannins are soft and veering toward accessibility. This is an ambitious production of 200,000 bottles. The estate’s Riserva Vigna Paganelli was not made in 2018, so fruit from that wine went here instead.

Pairing Notes

Pairs well with red meats, game, and mature cheeses.

Product Details

Type

Red

Grape

Sangiovese

Year

2018

Country

Italy

Region

Tuscany

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