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Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino 2010

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Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Decant 2-4 hours. Deep garnet colour with flecks of ruby. The bouquet features blackberries, cherries, anise, tobacco, leather and a nice cedar wood spice note lingering. Scrumptious mouthfeel is grippy but well polished and integrated balancing the fruit and spice notes. Medium plus acidity, body and tannins. Dry and very well balanced. Pair with veal parmigiana and olive and salami antipasto. Drink now but can age gloriously 5+ 93 points
Alex & Priya rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Priya: Spicy like a mulled wine. Coats your throat like cough syrup--in a good way! A great vintage in Montalcino we're told by the winery rep, "Has that concentration and intensity". A bit bitter on the finish but super ripe.

Alex: Incredible richness indeed! Layer upon layer of black cherry and savoury decadence. Clove, nutmeg, thyme and sage all over the palate. A spice cupboard with super sappy fruit and a powerful structure to age.

Priya: So basically you're saying the same thing that I did, but in 'wine talk'?

Alex: Yep. That's right.

Natalie's Review

Marchesi de Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino 2010, Tuscany DOCG, Italy: A spectacular wine on every dimension: depth of complexity and flavour and length of finish. Full-bodied: needs cellar time then decant 2 hours and pair with a juicy steak or hard cheeses. Aromas of truffle, violets and dark fruit. Drink: 2018-2030. 650432 14% XD 750 mL  $119.95 Score: 94/100. November 9, 2016 Top Rated Red Wine.  Full Review




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