Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello Di Montalcino 2008

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Brunello Brunello
Tuscany, Italy

$49.95 (650432)

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92 pts
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Critic Reviews (3)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Perhaps just the slightest bit finer than its most immediate predecessor, the 2008 Castelgiocondo Brunello di...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Open inviting fragrant nose. A smaller crop and a warm fall overcame a difficult year. The '08 Castelgiocondo is...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is a stylish, rich, smooth and elegant red that is still very youthful with dusty dry oak notes to nose and...

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Community Reviews (2)

Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2008 Marchesi De’ Frescobaldi Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino, composed of 100% Sangiovese that was aged in French Oak for 36 months, has intense aromas of cigar box, pine, faint leather, dried cherry and pomegranate on the nose and dried cherry and cigar box on the palate. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry, integrated wine; balanced with good, mouthwatering acidity, drying tannins (decant for 30-60 min) and a long and silky finish. Enjoy on-its-own; drink now to 2020. My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 92 pts – recommended for its quality and value. Tasted at 'Taste Italy 2013' http://grapeselections.com/taste-italy-2013/ in Nov/13.

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