Rosso di Montalcino, Talenti

Rosso di Montalcino, Talenti - 2018

Item # 20303 750mL
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Tasting Notes

This baby Brunello is full of red fruit notes and has a meaty, leathery quality. Pairs well with pizza but not just for any old pizza--but for the one you craft yourself in the privacy of your own kitchen (preferably topped with mushrooms, pepperoni, and roasted peppers).


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About the Producer

Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy Not far from the small medieval borough of S. Angelo in Colle, stands Pian di Conte, a beautiful building of antique origins, which looks on the gentle valley of the river Orcia and is the seat of the Talenti winery. The company was founded in 1980, when Pierluigi Talenti decided to buy this rustic property and grounds that he had fallen in love with many years...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Sangiovese

Italy's most planted grape variety is at the heart of some of the most beloved wines in the country. Grown all over the region, but especially in Central Italy, Sangiovese is the only grape allowed in Brunello di Montalcino, and the main grape in Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Chianti, and countless other delicious Italian blends. Sangiovese has shown itself in recent years to be an excellent...

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Tuscany

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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