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Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2017 [750ml/6cs]

$64.99 x 6
(price per 750ml bottle) - sold in cases of 6 bottles
In stock. Available for purchase online by the unmixed case.
Type:
Red Table Wine
Varietal:
Sangiovese & Sangiovese Blends
Vintage:
2017
Country:
Italy
Region:
Tuscany
Sub Region:
Montalcino
Winery:
Altesino
Bottles / case:
6
Unit:
750 ml

Altesino is a pioneer in the production of Montalcino Sangiovese characterized by balance, finesse, and intensity. This wine brings together fruit from the vineyards of Altesino, Macina, Pianezzine, and Castelnuovo dell’Abate in the Val d’Arbia DOC.

First produced in 1972, the wine traditionally ages for at least four years prior to release: a minimum of two years in oak barrels, four months maturation in bottle.

“The Altesino 2017 Brunello di Montalcino is ripe and round with lots of pretty textural richness and juicy fruit flavors. These qualities tie in nicely with the character of the vintage that saw long and hot summer days. Dark fruit, plum and blackcurrant pave the way for savory spice, tobacco and limestone. The effect is soothing and rich, and the wine remains perfumed and silky to the end. The tannins are well managed in this hot-vintage wine. Fruit is sourced over 25 hectares of vines with tufo soils and alberese rock. Production is 110,000 bottles.”
94 points, Monica Larner, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, Feb 2022 

“The 2017 Brunello di Montalcino holds your attention with its sweetly seductive mix of wild strawberries, stems and all, dusty dried flowers and hints of gingery spice. This is pleasantly ripe in style yet balanced throughout, with cherries and cloves offset by a hint of candied citrus and bright acids that create a jovial impression. Its tannins are round, complemented by notes of licorice and hard red candies, as this finishes lightly structured and long. Altesino firmly believes in blending vineyards throughout Montalcino to create the most balanced Brunello from each vintage. In 2017 that approach sure paid off. 2024 – 2029”
92 points, Eric Guido, Vinous Media, Dec 2021 

“A fully macerated, extracted and vintage captured Brunello with a charming run through of transparency. More than a shake of wood spice and earthy grip, a sangiovese of immediacy but also intensity. You can feel the fruit of suffering and the resiliency. Drink 2021-2024.”
90 points, Michael Godel, Wine Align, Dec 2021 

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