Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, Franco Pacenti-Canalicchio

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, Franco Pacenti-Canalicchio - 2012

Item # 34763 750mL
$74.96/ Single Bottle
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$449.76 $404.78/ Case of 6
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

This Riserva bottling was aged years longer in old Slavonian casks and bottle adding an element of elegance that you cannot otherwise replicate. No doubt, the fine year and extra aging have just begun to carve out the potential of this Brunello. This bottle can age for decades in the cellar - especially in such a fine vintage as this.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


A clone of the great Sangiovese grape, used to make the famed Brunello di Montalcino red wines of Tuscany. Wines made of this particular clone are among the most complex and rich expressions of the pure grape variety, yielding robust, voluptuous wines with great depth and aging potential. Typical notes include leather, earth, plums, and spices. Potentially the most tannic and ageworthy of the...

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When you think of Tuscan wine, think of Sangiovese, the grape that is common to most great Tuscan reds (Vernaccia is the only white wine made here). Brunello di Montalcino, one of the most complex expressions of Sangiovese, has the best aging potential. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano shows the softer side of the grape, containing up to 20% of other varieties. Young Chianti often smells of fresh...

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