2010 Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino Castelgiocondo (750ml)

2010 Frescobaldi Brunello Di Montalcino Castelgiocondo (750ml)

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Additional Information

Vintage 2010
Winery Frescobaldi
Varietal Brunello di Montalcino
Designation CastelGiocondo
Bottle Size 750
Classification No
Bottle Condition No
Style Red
Region No
Subregion Tuscany

Availability: 17 items In stock

Price: $85.00

Special Price: $79.95

SKU: #10beiecast

Price: $85.00

Special Price: $79.95

Reviews

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    James Suckling

    Aromas of warm stones, dark fruits and walnuts follow to a full body, soft tannins and a savory finish. This shows ripe fruit and salty undertones that give it a wonderful juiciness. It's dense and tight now but will give so much pleasure in the future. Best ever from here. Drink or hold.
    • WA
    • 94

    Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

    Reviewer, Monica Larner - The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino ushers forth a new stylistic chapter in the wines of Marchesi de' Frescobaldi. Gone are those overt oak notes of cinnamon, dark chocolate and moist chewing tobacco. Instead, this fresh and streamlined wine renews its effort to put Sangiovese in prime positioning. The bouquet shows dark cherry, ginger and grilled herb. Instead of immediacy, this wine is engineered for longevity and that comes as a surprise considering that Castelgiocondo has historically been one of the biggest advocates of what is now dubbed "international" Brunello. With the 2010 vintage, this estate goes back to its traditional roots. The wine is young now and needs about five more years to complete its cellar evolution.
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    Winery Notes

    CastelGiocondo Brunello di Montalcino presents a clear ruby red with garnet highlights. Pronounced notes of blackberry elegantly accompanied by floral notes such as violet. The nose is complex and well-blended: spicy notes of black pepper and clove, tobacco and leather, and "jus de viande" reflect well the evolution of the wine. Resonating tannin textures, mellow structure with a long and elegant finish.

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