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Castelgiocondo Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino 2005 Wine Review

Castelgiocondo Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino 2005

Castelgiocondo Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino 2005

D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2012-2021

Bottle size: 375 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Castelgiocondo

Agent: Vanrick Corporation Limited

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Big, black and brooding and in serious need of cellar time. Don’t open it now. Blackberry, black plums, smoky oak. Full-bodied and fairly smooth, though this will improve with aging.

This Castelgiocondo Marchesi De' Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino 2005 was reviewed on November 13, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2005 Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino, which has been aged in oak for 36 months, is light bodied with intense aromas of integrated red berries, cedar and vanilla. It is somewhat disjoint as the tannins (tannic - decant for half to full hour), the intense aromas, the light body and the short to medium finish do not reinforce each other. I would not age this wine as it will only loose complexity. My impression: NOTHING SPECIAL to NICE, 88.5 - not a recommended buy. Tasted Nov/10.
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